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

The community of Papillion is the Seat for Sarpy County.

Sarpy County was founded in 1857. Sarpy was created by taking area from Cass and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sarpy had a population of 153,504 people. This is an increase of 25.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 122,595 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sarpy represented 7.16% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 3rd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010158,840+29.56%+3.48% since 2009
2009153,504+25.21%+2.07% since 2008
2008150,398+22.68%+2.84% since 2007
2007146,249+19.29% 
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2000122,595The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Bellevue   51,04444,38215.01% increase  
Papillion   24,28016,36348.38% increase  
La Vista   16,88711,69944.35% increase  
Gretna   6,7362,355186% increase  
Springfield   1,5791,4508.9% increase  

Websites for Sarpy County

Official Website:   www.sarpy.com/

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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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