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

The community of Aurora is the Seat for Hamilton County.

Hamilton County was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamilton had a population of 9,280 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,403 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamilton represented 0.55% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 33rd 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
20109,124-2.97%-1.68% since 2009
20099,280-1.31%-0.24% since 2008
20009,403The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Aurora   4,1964,2250.69% decrease  
Hampton   4154395.47% decrease  
Giltner   3993892.57% increase  
Phillips   3183365.36% decrease  
Marquette   2662825.67% decrease  

Websites for Hamilton County

Official Website:   www.co.hamilton.ne.us/

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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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