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

The community of Hayes Center is the Seat for Hayes County.

Hayes County was founded in 1877.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hayes had a population of 959 people. This is a decrease of 10.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,068 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hayes represented 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 82nd 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
2010967-9.46%+0.83% since 2009
2009959-10.21%-1.44% since 2008
2008973-8.9%+0.93% since 2007
20001,068The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Palisade   3543868.29% decrease  
Hayes Center   21124012.08% decrease  
Hamlet   49549.26% decrease  

Websites for Hayes County

Official Website:   www.geocities.com/hayes_county/

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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