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Sioux County: 80 Harrison, Ogala National Grassland, Peterson Wildlife Area, Hudson-Meng Site, Toadstool Park, North Platte Wildlife Refuge, Niobrara River, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Area in Square miles 2067, US Hwys 20,26, Nebraska Hwys 2,29,71,
Dawes County: 69 Chadron, Crawford, Whitney Chadron National Recreation area, Ponderosa Wild Life Area, Chadron State Park, White River, Niobrara River, Museum of the Fur Trade, Pine Ridge National Recreation Area, Nebraska National Forest, Box Butte Reservoir, Marsland, Area in Square Miles 1,401, US Hwys 20, 385,Nebraska Hwys 2,71
Box Butte County: 65 Alliance, Hemingford, Carhenge, Nebraska Veteran’s Cemetery, US 385, Nebr.2,71,87, County Area 1,078 Sq. Miles.
Banner County: 85 Harrisburg, Nebr. 71,88, County Area 746 Sq. Miles.
Kimball County: 71 Kimball, Bushnell, Dix, Oliver Reservoir, Interstate I-80, US 30,Nebr. 71, County Area 952 Sq. Miles. Highest Point in Nebraska 5,424 Ft.
Scottsbluff County: 21 Scottsbluff, Gering, Terrytown, Morrill, Lyman, Mitchell, Melbeta, minatare,, McGrew, Scottbluff National Monument, Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Pony Express, Chimney Rock National Historic Site, North Platte River, US 26, Nebr. 29,71,92, County 746 Sq. Miles.
Morrill County: 64 Bridgeport, Bayard, Broadwater, Angora, Oregon, Mormon, California Trails, Pony Express, Courthouse Rock and Jail Rock, Lakes, North Platte River, US 26,387, Nebr. 88,92, County Area 1,430 Sq. Miles.
Sheridan County: 61 Rushville, Hay Springs, Clinton, Gordon, Whiteclay, Lakeside, Elsworth, Antioch, bingham, Mari Sandoz State Historical Marker, Lakes US 20, Nebr. 2,27,87,250, County Area 2,470 Sq. Miles.
Garden County: 77 Oshkosh, Lewellen, Lisco, Cresent Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Many Lakes,North Platte River, US 26, Nebr. 27,92, County Area 1,731 Sq. Miles.
Deuel County: 78 Chappell, Big Springs, South Platte River, I-80, I-76, US 30,138,385, Nebr. 27.
Cheyenne County: 39 Sidney, Gurley, Dalton, Potter, Sunol, Lodgepole, Fort Sidney Post Commanders Home, I-80, US 30,385 Nebr. 19, County Area 1,196 Sq. Miles.
Cherry County: 66 Valentine, Merriman, Cody, Nenzel, Kilgore, Crookston, Sparks, Wood Lake, Brownlee, Bowring Ranch State Historical Park, Samuel R McKelvie National Forest, Merritt Reservoir, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Niobrara River, North Loup River, Middle Loup River Begins, Snake River Begins, US Hwy 20,83, Nebr. 12,61,97, County Area 6,010 Sq. Miles.
Grant County: 92 Hyannis, Ashby, Whitman, Dismal River begins, Middle Loup River Begins, Nebr. 2,61, County Area 783 Sq. Miles.
Hooker County: 93 Mullen, Dismal River, Middle Loup River, Lake, Nebr. 2,97, County Area 722 Sq. Miles.
Thomas County: 89 Thedford, Seneca, Nebraska National Forest, Dismal River, Middle Loup River, US 83, Nebr. 2, County Area 714 Sq. Miles,
Arthur County: 91 Arthur, Lakes, Nebr. 61,92, County Area 718 Sq. Miles.
Mcpherson County: 90 Tryon, South Fork Loup River Begins, Lakes, Nebr. 92,97, County Area 571 Sq. Miles.
Logan County:87 , Stapleton, Gandy, South Loup River, US 83, Nebr. 92, County Area 571 Sq. Miles.
Keith County: 68 Ogallala, Roscoe, Paxton, Keystone, Lemoyne, Brule, Lake C W McConaughy, North Platte River, South Platte River, Oregon, Mormon, Pioneer , California Trails, Pony Express, Ash Hollow State Historical Park, I-80 US 26,30, Nebr. 61,92, County Area 1,110 Sq. Miles.
Perkins County: 74 Grant, Venango, Brandon, Madrid, Elsie, Grainton, Nebr. 23,61, County Area 884 Sq. Miles.
Lincoln County: 15 North Platte, Sutherland, Hershey, Maxwell, Brady, Wallace, Wellfleet, Dickins, Sutherland Reservoir, Maloney Reservoir, Buffalo Bill’s Ranch State Historical Park, Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Jeffrey Reservoir, Where North Platte and South Platte rivers merge, Where Oregon, Morman, California, and pioneer trails continue west, I-80, US 30,83, Nebr. 23,25,97, County Area 2,575 Sq. Miles.
Chase County: 72 Imperial, Lamar, Enders, Champion, Wauneta, Enders Reservoir, Frenchman creek (River), US 6, Nebr. 61, County Area 898 Sq. Miles.
Dundy County: 76 Benkelman, Haigler, Parks, Max, Republican river, US 34, Nebr. 27,61, County Area 921 Sq. Miles.
Hayes County: 79 Hayes Center, Hamlet, Frenchman Creek, Lake, US 6, Nebr. 25,25a, County Area 713 Sq. Miles.
Hitchcock County: 67 Trenton, Stratton, Culbertson, Pallisade, Massacre Canyon Monument, Frenchman Creek, Swanson reservoir, Republican River, US 6,34, Nebr. 17,25,25a, County Area 719 Sq. Miles.
Frontier County: 60 Stockville, Maywood, Moorefield, Eustis, Elwood, Curtis, Harry D Strunk Lake, Medicine Creek Reservoir, Red Willow Reservoir, US 83, Nebr. 18,21,23, County Area 980 Sq. Miles.
Red Willow county: 48 McCook, Indianola, Bartley, Danbury, Lebanon, Republican River, Senator George Norris state Historical Site, US 6,34,83, Nebr. 89, County Area 718 Sq. Miles.
Brown County: 75 Ainsworth, Johnstown, Long Pine, Niobrara River, Calamus River Begins, Cowboy Trail, Outlaw Trail, US 20,183, Nebr. 7, County Area 1,225 Sq. Miles.
Rock County: 81 Bassett, Newport, Niobrara River, Rose, Elkhorn River Begins, Lakes, US 20,183, Nebr. 7,137, County Area 1,012 Sq. Miles.
Blaine County: 86 Brewster, Halsey, Dunning, Purdum, North Loup River, Dismal River Joins Middle Loup River, Nebr. 2,7,91,
Loup County: 88 Taylor, Almeria, Calamus Reservoir, Calamus River, North Loup River, US 183, Nebr. 91,96, County Area 571 Sq. Miles.
Custer County: 4 Broken Bow, Anselmo, Merna, Milburn, Arnold, Callaway, Sargent, Comstock, Westerville, Weissert, Ansley, Mason City, Berwyn, Oconto, South Loup River, Middle Loup river, Wood River Begins, US 183, Nebr. 2,21,40,47, County Area 2,576 Sq. Miles.
Dawson County: 18 Lexington, Gothenburg, Willow Island, Cozad, Eddyville, Sumner, Overton, Pony Express Station Gothenburg, Oregon, California, Mormon and Other Trails Leading West, Interstate Highway I-80, US 30,283 Nebr. 21,23,40,47 County Area 1,019 Sq. Miles.
Gosper County: 73 Elwood, Smithfield, Elwood Reservoir, Johnson Lake, US 283, Nebr. 18,23, County Area 463 Sq. Miles.
Furnas County: 38 Beaver City, Cambridge, Holbrook, Edison, Oxford, Wilsonville, Hendley, Arapahoe, Republican River, US 6,34,136,283, Nebr. 46,47,89, County Area 721 Sq. Miles.
Harlan County: 51 Alma, Stamford, Orleans, Republican City, Huntley, Harlan County Reservoir, Republican River, US 6,34,183, Nebr. 4,46,89, County Area 574 Sq. Miles.
Keya Paha County: 82 Springview, Norden, Burton, Mills, Outlaw Trail, Niobrara River, Keya Paha River, US 185, Nebr. 7,12,137, County Area 774 Sq. Miles.
Holt County: 36 Oneill, Stuart, Atkinson, Emmet, Chambers, Amelia, Inman, Ewing, Cowboy Trail, Niobrara River, North fork Elkhorn River, South Fork Elkhorn River Begins, Upper Branch Cedar River Begins, Lakes, US 20,275,281, Nebr.11,95, County Area 2,418 Sq. Miles.
Garfield County: 83 Burwell, Ericson, Calamus Reservoir, Lower Branch Cedar River Begins, Nebr. 61,70,91,96, County Area 571 Sq. Miles.
Valley County: 47 Ord, Elyria, Arcadia, North Loup, Fort Bartuff State Historical Park, Davis Creek Reservoir, Nebr. 11,22,58,70, County Area 564 Sq. Miles.
Sherman County: 56 Loup City, Litchfield, Hazard, Rockville, Ashton, Sherman Reservoir, Middle Loup River, Nebr. 2,10,58,68,92, County Area 572 Sq. Miles.
Buffalo County: 9 Kearney, Pleasanton, Amherst, Riverdale, Odessa, Miller, Elmcreek, Gibbon, Shelton, Poole, Ravenna,South Loup River, Platte River, Wood River, Archway Monument, I-80, US 30,183, Nebr. 2,10,40,44,68 County Area 975 Sq. Miles.
Phelps County: 37 Holdredge, Bertrand, Loomis, Atlanta, Funk, Nebraska Praire Museum, US 6,34,183, Nebr. 23, County Area 541 Sq. Miles.
Kearney County: 52 Minden, Axtlell, Wilcox, Keene, Norman,Heartwell, Fort Kearney State Historical Park, Little Blue River Begins, US 6,34, Nebr. 10,44,74, county Area 516 Sq. Miles.
Franklin County: 50 Franklin, Huntley, Bloomington, Riverton, Upland, Campbell, Naponee, US 136, Nebr. 4,10,44, County Area 576 Sq. Miles.
Boyd County: 63 Butte, Naper, Anoka, Gross, Bristow, Monowl, Lynch, Niobrara River, Missouri River, US 281, Nebr. 11,12, County Area 545 Sq. Miles.
Knox County: 12 Center, Verdel, Verdigre, Winnetoon, Bazile Mills, Creighton, Wausa, Bloomfield, Lindy, Center, Crofton, Santee, Niobrara, Niobrara State Park, Ponca Tribe Of Nebraska Headquarters, Santee Indian Reservation, Gavins Point Dam, Missouri River, Nebr. 12,13,14,59,84,121,
Antelope County: 26 Neligh, Orchard, Royal, Brunswick, Clearwater, Oakdale, Tilden, Elgin, Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, Neligh Mills State Historical Site, Elkhorn River, US 20, 275, Nebr. 13,1445,70, County Area 858 Sq. Miles.
Wheeler County: 84 Bartlett, Cumminsville, Ericson, Cedar River, US 281, Nebr. 70,91, County Area 576 Sq. Miles.
Greeley County: 62 Greeley, Spalding, Scotia, Wolbach, Calamus River, Cedar River, US 281, Nebr. 11,22,56,91, County Area 571 Sq. Miles.
Howard County: 49 St Paul, Cotesfield, Cushing, Elba, Dannebrog, Boelus, St Libory, Farwell, Calamus River, Muesum Of Nebraska Major League Baseball, US 281, Nebr. 11,22,58,92, County Area 576 Sq. Miles.
Hall county: 8 Grand Island, Cario, Wood River, Alda, Doniphan, Platte River, Sand Hill Crane Migratory Route, I-80, US 30,34,281, Nebr. 2,11, County Area 552 Sq. Miles.
Adams County: 14 Hastings, Prosser, Kenesaw, Juniata, Roseland, Ayr, Holstein, Little Blue River, Muesum House of Yesterday, West Fork Big Blue River begins, US 6,34,281, Nebr. 74, County Area 564 Sq. Miles.
Webster County: 45 Red Cloud, Inavale, Cowles, Guide Rock, Republican River, Willa Cather State Historical Site, US 136,281, Nebr. 4,78, County Area 575 Sq. Miles.
Cedar County: 13 Hartington, Bow Valley, Aten, Wynot, St James, St Helena South Yankton, Obert, Fordyce, Magnet, Coleridge, Belden, Randolph, Laurel, Corps of Discovery Welcome Center, Missouri River, US 20,81, Nebr. 12,15,57,59,84,121, County Area 746 Sq. Miles.
Pierce County: 40 Pierce, Plainview, Osman, McLean, Foster, Hadar, US 20,81, Nebr. 13,98,121, County Area 575 Sq. Miles.
Madison County: 7 Madison, Norfolk, Meadow Grove, Battle Creek, Pilger, Newman Grove, Elkhorn River, US 81,275, Nebr. 24,32,35,45,121, County Area 575 Sq. Miles.
Boone County: 23 Albion, Loretto, Petersburg, Raeville, Primrose, Boone, St Edward, Cedar Rapids, Cedar River, Nebr. 14,32,39,45,52,56,91, County Area 687 Sq. Miles.
Nance County: 58 Fullerton, Belgrade, Genoa, Cedar River, Loup River, Pioneer and Mormon Trails, Nebr. 14,22,39,52, County Area 448 Sq. Miles.
Merrick County: 46 Central City, Clarks, Chapman, Loup River, Palmer, Archer, Silver Creek, US 30, Nebr. 14,22, County Area 495 Sq. Miles.
Hamilton County: 28 Aurora, Phillips, Giltner, Stockham, Hampton, Marquette, Hordville, Big Blue River Begins, I-80, US 34, Nebr. 2,14,66, County Area 544 Sq. Miles,
Clay County: 30 Clay Center,Trumbull, Harvard, Inland,Glenvil, Saronville, Sutton, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, US 6, Nebr. 14,41,74, County Area 574 Sq. Miles,
Nuckolls County: 42 Nelson, Superior, Lawrence, Ruskin, Oak, Nora, Hardy, Angus, Little Blue River, Republican River, Nuckolls County Museum, Pony Express, Oregon Trail, US 136, Nebr. 4,8,14, County Area 576 Sq. Miles,
Platte County: 10 Columbus, Linsay, Cornlia, Tarnev, Platte Center, Monroe, Humphrey, Creston, Duncan, Loup River, Lake Babcock, Platte River, US 30,81, Nebr. 22,39,45,91, County Area 689 Sq. Miles,
Polk County: Osceola, Shelby, Stromsburg, Polk, Big Blue River, Oxbow Trail, Platte River, US 81, Nebr. 39,66,69,92, County Area 441 Sq. Miles,
York County: 17 York, Bradshaw, Henderson, Lushton. McCool Junction, Benedict, Gresham, Waco, Thayer, West Fork Of Big Blue River, Interstate I-80, US-65,34,81,69, County Area 576 Sq. Miles
Fillmore County: 34 Geneva, Fairmont, Exeter, Shickley, Milligan, Strang, Ohiowa, Grafton, West Fork of The Big Blue River, US 81,6 Nebr. 41,74, County Area 577 Sq. Miles,
Thayer County: 32 Hebron, Davenport, Bruning, Carleton, Deshler, Byron, Chester, Belvidere, Alexandria, Gilead, Hubbell, little blue River, Pony Express, Oregon Trail, US 81,136, Nebr. 4,5,8,53, County Area 575 Sq. Miles,
Jefferson County: 33 Fairbury, Gladstone, Reynolds, Jansen, Plymouth, Endicott, Daykin, Harbine, Diller, Steel city, Little Blue River, Rock Creek Station, California Route, Pony express, US 136, Nebr. 4,8,15,103, County Area 576 Sq. Miles
Saline county: 22 Wilber, Crete, Tobias, Friend, Dorchester, Western, Swanton, DeWitt, Big Blue River, US 6, Nebr. 15,33,74,103 County Area 576 Sq. Miles,
Seward County: 16 Seward, Utica, Cardova, Beaver Crossing, Tamora, Goehner, Staplehurst, Pleasant Dale, Bee, Garland, Milford, I-80, US 6,34, Nebr. 15,103, County Area 576 Sq. Miles,
Butler County: 25 David City, Surprise, Garrison, Ulysses, Dwight, Brainard, Bruso, able, Rising City, Octavia, Bellwood, Linwood, Loup River, Big Blue river, US 81, Nebr. 15,64,66,92, County Area 584 Sq. Miles.
Colfax County: 43 Schuyler, Richland, Rogers, Howells, Clarkson, Leigh, Loup River, US 30, Nebr. 15,57,91, County Area 419 Sq. Miles.
Wayne County: 27 Wayne, Winside, Hoskins, sholes, Carroll, Nebr. 15,16,35,57,98, County Area 443 Sq. Miles.
Stanton County: 53 Stanton, Pilger, Elkhorn River, US 275, Nebr. 13,24,32,35,57, County Area 431 Sq. Miles.
Dixon county: 35 Ponca, Maskell, New Castle, Martinsburg, Dixon, Concord, Wakefield, Allen, Waterbury, Ponca State Park, Missouri River, Lewis and Clark Trail, US 20, Nebr. 9,12,15,35,116, County Area 483 Sq. Miles.
Dakota County: 70 Dakota City, Jackson, Hubbard, Homer, South Sioux City, Missouri River, I-129 US 20,75,77, Nebr. 9,12,35,110, County Area 267 Sq. Miles.
Thurston County: 55 Pender, Emerson, Winnebago Macy, Waithill, Rosalie, Winnebago Indian Reservation, Omaha Indian reservation, Missouri River, US 75,77, Nebr. 9,16,94, County Area 396 Sq. Miles.
Cuming County: 24 West Point, Beemer, Wisner, Bancroft, Elkhorn river, US 275, Nebr. 9,15,16,32,51, County Area 575 Sq. Miles.
Burt County: 31 Tekamah, Oakland, Decatur, Craig, Lyons, Missouri River, US 75,77, Nebr. 32,51, County Area 497 Sq. Miles.
Washington County: 29 Blair, Herman, Kennard, Arlington, Washington, Ft Calhoun, Elkhorn River, Missouri River, US 75,77, Nebr. 31,91,133, County Area 394 Sq. Miles,
Dodge County: 5 Fremont, North bend, Ames, Dodge, Snyder, Nickerson, Scribner, Winslow, Hooper, Uehling, Elkhorn River, Platte River, US 30,77,275, Nebr. 79,91, County Area 544 Sq. Miles,
Saunders County: 6 Wahoo, Malmo, Colon, Prague, Leshare, Morse Bluff, Cedar Bluffs, Mead, Weston, Inglewood, Yutan, Valparaiso, Ceresco, ………. Ithaca, Memphis, Ashland, Mahoney State Park, SAC Museum, US 6,77, Nebr. 64,66,79,92,109, County Area 754 Sq. Miles
Lancaster county: Lincoln, Davey, Raymond, Malcolm, Denton, Walton, Greenwood, Bennet, Hickman, Panama, Firth, Sprague, Kramer, Princeton, Martell, Hallam, Roca, Waverly, Emerald, States Capitol, Lincoln Nebraska March 19, 1867. Branched Oak Lake, Little Nemaha River Begins, Big Nemaha River Begins, I-80, I-180, US 6,34,77, Nebr. 2,33,43,79 County Area 847 Sq. Miles,
Gage County: 3 Beatrice, Cortland, Clatonia, Adams, Pickrell, Filley, Virginia, Holmesville, Blue Springs, Wymore, Odell, Liberty, Barneston, Big Blue River, Homestead National Monument, Big Nemaha River, US 77,136, Nebr. 4,8,41,43,103,112, County Area 860 Sq. Miles,
Pawnee County: 54 Pawnee City, Lewiston, Burchard, Steinauer, Table Rock, DuBois, Nemaha River, Nebr. 4,8,50,65,99,105 County Area 433 Sq. Miles,
Richardson County: 19 Falls City, Humboldt, Dawson, Salem, Verdon, stella, Preston, Rulo, Barada, Shubert, Sac and Fox Indian Reservation, Nemaha River, Table Rock, Missouri River, Low Point 840 above sea level,
Nemaha County: 44 Auburn Howe, Brownville, Peru, Johnson, Brock, Nemaha, Nemaha River, Missouri River, Indian Cave State Park, Meriweather Lewis Museum, Lewis and Clark Trail, US 75,136, Nebr. 62,67,105, County Area 412 Sq. Miles.
Johnson County: 57 Tecumseh, Crab Orchard, Sterling, St Mary, Cook, Elk Creek, Nemaha River, US 136, Nebr. 41,50,62, County Area 377 Sq. Miles,
Otoe County: 11 Nebraska City, Douglas, Burr, Palmyra, Unadilla, Syracuse, Otoe, Dunbar, Lorton, Talmage, Jullian, Nemaha River, Missouri River, Lewis and Clark Center, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, US 75, Nebr. 2,43,50,67,128, County Area 619 Sq. miles,
Cass County: 20 Plattsmouth, Avoca, Union, Nehawka, Weeping Water, Murray, Manley, Louisville, Cedar Creek, South Bend, Murdock, Elmwood, Alvo, Eagle, Platte River, Interstate I-80 US 6,34,75, Nebr. 1,43,50,63,66,67, County Area 566 Sq. Miles,
Sarpy County: Papillion, Gretna, Richfield, Springfield, LaVista, Platte River State Park, Patte River, Missouri River, Interstate I-80, US 6,75, Nebr. 31,50,85,370, County Area 247 Sq. Miles,
Douglas County: Omaha, Bennington, Venice, Waterloo, Valley, Boys Town, Ralston, Interstate I-80, I-480, I-680, US 6,75,275, Nebr. 31,36,50,64,85,92,133 County area 340 Sq. Miles,
Nebraska has 93 counties. Cherry County being the largest.