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

The community of Pawnee City is the Seat for Pawnee County.

Pawnee County was founded in 1855 and was created by taking area from RichardsonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pawnee had a population of 2,614 people. This is a decrease of 15.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,087 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pawnee represented 0.18% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 72nd 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
20102,773-10.17%+6.08% since 2009
20092,614-15.32%+0.62% since 2008
20082,598-15.84%-3.28% since 2007
20003,087The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pawnee City   8631,03316.46% decrease  
Table Rock   22426415.15% decrease  
Du Bois   13816616.87% decrease  
Burchard   8710315.53% decrease  
Lewiston   738615.12% decrease  

Websites for Pawnee County

Official Website:   www.co.pawnee.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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