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

The community of York is the Seat for York County.

York County was founded in 1855. York was created by taking area from Cass and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> York had a population of 13,837 people. This is a decrease of 5.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,598 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, York represented 0.85% of the total population of Nebraska, making it the state's 20th 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
201013,665-6.39%-1.24% since 2009
200913,837-5.21%-1.26% since 2008
200814,013-4.01%-1.47% since 2007
200014,598The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
York   7,6388,0815.48% decrease  
Henderson   9519863.55% decrease  
McCool Junction   3893851.04% increase  
Bradshaw   3073368.63% decrease  
Benedict   2722782.16% decrease  

Websites for York County

Official Website:   www.yorkcounty.ne.gov/

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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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