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

The community of Ord is the Seat for Valley County.

Valley County was founded in 1871.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Valley had a population of 4,108 people. This is a decrease of 11.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,647 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Valley represented 0.27% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 59th 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
20104,260-8.33%+3.7% since 2009
20094,108-11.6%-0.87% since 2008
20084,144-10.82%-2.17% since 2007
20004,647The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ord   1,9902,26912.3% decrease  
Arcadia   31135913.37% decrease  
North Loup   29233913.86% decrease  
Elyria   475412.96% decrease  

Websites for Valley County

Official Website:   www.co.valley.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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