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

The community of Bartlett is the Seat for Wheeler County.

Wheeler County was founded in 1877.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wheeler had a population of 763 people. This is a decrease of 13.88% since the last Census (which gave a population of 886 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wheeler represented 0.05% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 84th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010818-7.67%+7.21% since 2009
2009763-13.88%-3.42% since 2008
2008790-10.84%-0.75% since 2007
2007796-10.16% 
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2000886The Last Census

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

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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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