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

The community of Loup City is the Seat for Sherman County.

Sherman County was founded in 1871 and was created by taking area from BuffaloCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sherman had a population of 2,881 people. This is a decrease of 13.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,318 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sherman represented 0.19% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 68th 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
20103,152-5%+9.41% since 2009
20092,881-13.17%-1.5% since 2008
20082,925-11.84%-0.65% since 2007
20003,318The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Loup City   84599615.16% decrease  
Litchfield   23828015% decrease  
Ashton   20123715.19% decrease  
Rockville   9411115.32% decrease  
Hazard   566615.15% decrease  

Websites for Sherman County

Official Website:   www.co.sherman.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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