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Time Zone: Garfield County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Burwell is the Seat for Garfield County.

Garfield County was founded in 1884 and was created by taking area from WheelerCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Garfield had a population of 1,709 people. This is a decrease of 10.15% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,902 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Garfield represented 0.11% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 79th most populous county (out of 93 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20102,049+7.73%+19.89% since 2009
20091,709-10.15%-0.7% since 2008
20081,721-9.52%-0.17% since 2007
20001,902The Last Census

More information can be found on the Garfield County Census Page for Garfield County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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