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

The community of Seward is the Seat for Seward County.

Seward County was founded in 1855.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Seward had a population of 16,481 people. This is a decrease of 0.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,496 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Seward represented 0.96% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 18th 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
201016,750+1.54%+1.63% since 2009
200916,481-0.09%-1.16% since 2008
200816,674+1.08%+1.2% since 2007
200016,496The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Seward   6,7426,3196.69% increase  
Milford   2,0522,0700.87% decrease  
Utica   8148443.55% decrease  
Beaver Crossing   4274576.56% decrease  
Staplehurst   2452709.26% decrease  

Websites for Seward County

Official Website:   www.connectseward.org/cgov/

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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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