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

The community of Grand Island is the Seat for Hall County.

Hall County was founded in 1858.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hall had a population of 57,487 people. This is an increase of 7.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 53,534 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hall represented 3.13% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 4th 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
201058,607+9.48%+1.95% since 2009
200957,487+7.38%+1.95% since 2008
200856,390+5.33%+1.81% since 2007
200053,534The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Hall County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Hall County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Grand Island   46,86142,9409.13% increase  
Wood River   1,2151,2040.91% increase  
Cairo   8017901.39% increase  
Doniphan   7737631.31% increase  
Alda   6576520.77% increase  

Websites for Hall County

Official Website:   www.hcgi.org/

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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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