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

The community of Red Cloud is the Seat for Webster County.

Webster County was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Webster had a population of 3,431 people. This is a decrease of 15.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,061 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Webster represented 0.24% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 63rd 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
20103,812-6.13%+11.1% since 2009
20093,431-15.51%-1.15% since 2008
20083,471-14.53%-2.88% since 2007
20004,061The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Red Cloud   9351,13117.33% decrease  
Blue Hill   73186715.69% decrease  
Bladen   24729115.12% decrease  
Guide Rock   19824519.18% decrease  
Cowles   414814.58% decrease  

Websites for Webster County

Official Website:   www.co.webster.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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