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

The community of Nelson is the Seat for Nuckolls County.

Nuckolls County was founded in 1860.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Nuckolls had a population of 4,334 people. This is a decrease of 14.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,057 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Nuckolls represented 0.3% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 58th 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
20104,500-11.01%+3.83% since 2009
20094,334-14.3%-2.01% since 2008
20084,423-12.54%-1.8% since 2007
20005,057The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Superior   1,7382,05515.43% decrease  
Nelson   49558715.67% decrease  
Lawrence   27231212.82% decrease  
Ruskin   16919513.33% decrease  
Hardy   15517913.41% decrease  

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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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