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

The community of Wahoo is the Seat for Saunders County.

Saunders County was founded in 1856.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Saunders had a population of 20,057 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,830 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Saunders represented 1.16% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 16th 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
201020,780+4.79%+3.6% since 2009
200820,069+1.21%-0.34% since 2007
200019,830The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wahoo   4,1673,9425.71% increase  
Ashland   2,6562,26217.42% increase  
Yutan   1,1981,2161.48% decrease  
Ceresco   8519207.5% decrease  
Mead   5955645.5% increase  

Websites for Saunders County

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

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