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

The community of Center is the Seat for Knox County.

Knox County was founded in 1857.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Knox had a population of 8,378 people. This is a decrease of 10.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,374 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Knox represented 0.55% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 34th 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
20108,701-7.18%+3.86% since 2009
20098,378-10.63%-1.03% since 2008
20088,465-9.7%-1.93% since 2007
20009,374The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Creighton   1,1081,27012.76% decrease  
Bloomfield   9701,12613.85% decrease  
Crofton   67475410.61% decrease  
Wausa   54963613.68% decrease  
Verdigre   46351910.79% decrease  

Websites for Knox County

Official Website:   www.co.knox.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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