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

The community of O'Neill is the Seat for Holt County.

Holt County was founded in 1860.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Holt had a population of 10,011 people. This is a decrease of 13.33% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,551 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Holt represented 0.67% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 24th 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
201010,435-9.66%+4.24% since 2009
200910,011-13.33%-0.67% since 2008
200810,079-12.74%-1.6% since 2007
200011,551The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
O'Neill   3,2493,73312.97% decrease  
Atkinson   1,0761,24413.5% decrease  
Stuart   54262513.28% decrease  
Ewing   3964338.55% decrease  
Chambers   28733313.81% decrease  

Websites for Holt County

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

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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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