Buffalo County, Nebraska Basics:

Buffalo County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 47,574
Area: 968 square miles
County seat: Kearney
Area code(s) in use: 308
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
Median household income: $50,307
Persons in poverty: 13.5%
Home ownership rate: 65.0%
Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Adams  Custer  Dawson  Hall  Howard  Kearney  Phelps  Sherman  

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Map of the Buffalo County area

Our detail map of Buffalo County shows the Buffalo County, Nebraska boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Buffalo County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Good Samaritan Heliport, Kearney Municipal Airport, Noble Field Airport, Onion Crest Airpark

  Bridges     show all on map

Platte River Bridge

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Amherst Public Library, Amherst Volunteer Fire Department, Art Annex, Bruner Hall, Buffalo County Courthouse, Buffalo County Sheriff Department, Calvin T Ryan Library, Case Hall, Centennial Towers East, Centennial Towers West, Communications Center Building, Conrad Hall, Copeland Hall, Cushing Colosseum, Education Center, Elm Creek Public Library, Elm Creek Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Family Practice Association Building, Fine Arts Building, Founders Hall, Frank House, Gibbon Police Department, Gibbon Public Library, Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department, Health and Sports Center, Kearney Area Childrens Museum, Kearney Police Department, Kearney Public Library, Kearney Raceway Park Emergency Medical Services, Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters, Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Kearney Volunteer Fire Department Training Site, Ludden Hall, Mantor Hall, Martin Hall, Mens Dorm, Miller Rural Fire Protection District, Museum of Nebraska Art, Nebraskan Student Union, Ockinga Center, Otto Olsen Building, Pleasanton Rural Fire Department, Randall Hall, Ravenna Emergency Unit, Ravenna Public Library, Ravenna Volunteer Fire Department, Richard H Young Hospital, Shelton Police Department, Shelton Township Library, Shelton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Stout Hall, Student Affairs Building, Thomas Hall, Trails and Rails Museum, University Residence North, University Residence South, Welch Hall, West Center Building

  Canals     show all on map

Kearney Canal, Walker Channel

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Armada Cemetery, Dove Hill Cemetery, Highland Cemetery, Kearney Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Majors Cemetery, Moss Cemetery, Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Peaks Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Prairie Center Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, Saint Johns Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Saint Mary Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Sodtown Cemetery, Stanley Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Glenwood Census Designated Place, Odessa Census Designated Place, Poole Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Bethel United Methodist Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Campus Lutheran Ministry, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of the Nazarene, Countryside Christian Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church, Faith United Church, Faith United Methodist Church, Family of Christ Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Church of Christ Scientist, First Church of God, First Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Gibbon Baptist Church, Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Grace Church, Grace Fellowship Church, Grandview Church, Havens Chapel, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Immanuel Baptist Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Kearney Baptist Church, Miller Christian Church, New Life Assembly of God Church, Newman Center, Open Bible Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Pentecostal Church of Kearney, Pleasant Valley Church, Prince of Peace Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Saint George Orthodox Church, Saint James Catholic Church, Saint John Capistran Catholic Church, Saint Lukes Episcopal Church, Saint Marys Catholic Church, Saint Pauls Lutheran Church, Saint Wenceslaus Church, Salvation Army, Seventh Day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity Presbyterian Church, United Brethren Church, United Brethren Church, United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, Victory Foursquare Church, Zion Church, Zion Lutheran Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 257, Interchange 263, Interchange 272, Interchange 279, Interchange 285, Interchange 291

  Dams     show all on map

Arrasmith Dam, Box Elder Creek Dam 5-A, Brown Dam, Cottonmill Dam, Eisele Dam, Gunst Dam, Hadwiger Dam, Hadwiger Dam Number 1, Jacobson Dam, Judy Dam, Kearney Dam, Kearney Diversion Dam, Patterson Dam, Pease Dam Number 1, Randall Dam, Randall Dam-1 Dam, Ravenna State Lake Dam, Rhoadarmer Dam, Rogers Dam, Rohrich Dam, Skochdopole Dam, Staubitz and Holmes Dam, Unick Dam, Walter Dam, Yanda Dam, Zweiner Dam, Zwiener Dam-1 Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Cambridge Court, Contemporary Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gibbon Dental Clinic, Gibbon Good Samaritan Center, Good Samaritan Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Heartland Chiropractic Clinic, Ihle Chiropractic Center, Kearney Bone and Joint Clinic, Kearney Clinic, Kearney Eye Institute, Kearney Foot Clinic, Kearney Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic, Kearney Urology Center, Mid-Nebraska Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, Mother Hull Home, Mount Carmel Home, Platte Valley Foot Clinic, Platte Valley Medical Group, Ravenna Medical Clinic, Saint Johns Good Samaritan Center, Saint Lukes Good Samaritan Village, Shelton Medical Clinic, Trails West Sports Medicine Center

  Islands     show all on map

Black Island, Buffalo Island, Carl Island, Clark Island, Evarts Island, Fort Farm Island, Governor Island, Grand Island, Killgore Island, Long Island

  Locales     show all on map

Alfalfa Center, Amherst (historical), Boyds Ranch, Buda, Budget Motel and Campground, Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Buffalo Ridge Golf Course, Bullers Ranch (historical), Cargill Incorporated Elevator, Cargill Incorporated Elevator, Denman, Elm Creek, Gibbon, Gibbon Junction, Gibbon Valley View Golf Club, Glenwood Park, Hilltop Mall, Kearney, Kearney Country Club, Kearney Drive-In Theater, Kearney Rest Area - Eastbound, Kearney Rest Area - Westbound, Lakeside RV Park, Lewis Feedlot, Meadowlark Hills Golf Course, Miller (historical), Milton Store, Moo Feedlot, Nantasket, Odessa, Platts (historical), Pleasanton (historical), Poole (historical), Prairie Hills Golf and Ski Club, Ravenna, Ravenna Golf Club, Riverdale, Saint Michael, Shelton, Sodtown (historical), Stevenson (historical), Sweetwater (historical), Union Pacific Campground, West Ravenna

  Military     show all on map

Kearney Army Air Field (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Apollo Park, Bassway Strip State Wildlife Management Area, Blue Hole State Wildlife Management Area, CCC Camp Ravenna Nebraska Historical Marker, Centennial Park, Collins Park, Cottonmill Lake State Recreation Area, Davis Park, Dryden Park, East Odessa State Wildlife Management Area, Elm Creek Historical Marker, Fort Kearney Historical Marker, Foster Field, Gibbon Historical Marker, Gibbon Historical Marker (historical), Harmon Park, Harvey Park, Historic Kearney Historical Marker, Jaycees Park, Kearney Auto Raceway Park, Kearney Cotton Mill Historical Marker, Lowell Historical Marker, Memorial Diamond Park, Nebraska Centre - Boyd Ranch Historical Marker, Nebraska Wind Sculpture, Pioneer Park, Post South Loup Fork 'Fort Banishment' Historical Marker, Ravenna Lake State Recreation Area, Rowe Sanctuary, Sandy Channel State Recreation Area, Southeast Park, Ted Baldwin Park, The Great Plains Historical Marker, Union Pacific State Recreation Area, University of Nebraska at Kearney Historical Marker, Vietnam Memorial, War Axe State Recreation Area, Watson Ranch Historical Marker, West Lincolnway Park, Windmill State Recreation Area, Windmill State Wildlife Management Area, Yanney-Peterson Memorial Carillon Bell Tower

  Populated Places     show all on map

Alfalfa Center, Amherst, Buda, Cornhusker Trailer Court, Cottonmill Mobile Home Court, Countryside Mobile Park, Denman, East Lawn Mobile Home Estates, Elm Creek, Gibbon, Glenwood Mobile Home Park, Glenwood Park, Kearney, L and J Mobile Home Court, Miller, Nantasket (historical), Odessa, Pleasanton, Poole, Prairie Center, Prairie View Estates, R-Villa Courts, Ravenna, Riverdale, Riverside Mobile Home Court, Saint Michael, Sartoria, Sheens Trailer Court, Shelton, Sun Valley Trailer Court, Sweetwater, Valley View Trailer Court, Watertown (historical)

  Post Offices     show all on map

Alliston Post Office (historical), Amherst Post Office, Baker Post Office (historical), Berg Post Office (historical), Buda Post Office (historical), Butler Post Office (historical), Cartney Post Office (historical), Centennial Post Office (historical), Cherry Creek Post Office (historical), Denman Post Office (historical), Elm Creek Post Office, Gage Post Office (historical), Gibbon Post Office, Glenwood Post Office (historical), Kearney Post Office, Luce Post Office (historical), Mahilla Post Office (historical), Majors Post Office (historical), Miller Post Office, Nantasket Post Office (historical), Nebraska Center Post Office (historical), Odessa Post Office, Peake Post Office (historical), Pleasanton Post Office, Poole Post Office, Prairie Center Post Office (historical), Ravenna Post Office, Riverdale Post Office, Saint Michael Post Office (historical), Sartoria Post Office (historical), Sharon Post Office (historical), Shelton Post Office, South Loup Post Office (historical), Stanley Post Office (historical), Sweetwater Post Office (historical), Waltham Post Office (historical), Waters Post Office (historical), Watertown Post Office (historical), White Cloud Post Office (historical), Wrightsville Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Arrasmith Reservoir, Blue Hole East Lake, Blue Hole West Lake, Box Elder Creek Reservoir 5-A, Brown Reservoir, Cottonmill Lake, Cottonmill Reservoir, Eisele Reservoir, Gunst Reservoir, Hadwiger Reservoir, Hadwiger Reservoir Number 1, Jacobson Reservoir, Judy Reservoir, Kea Lake, Kearney Diversion Dam Reservoir, Kearney Reservoir, Lake Kearney, Patterson Reservoir, Pease Reservoir Number 1, Randall Reservoir, Randall Reservoir, Ravenna Lake, Ravenna State Lake Reservoir, Rhoadarmer Reservoir, Rogers Reservoir, Rohrich Reservoir, Skochdopole Reservoir, Staubitz and Holmes Reservoir, Unick Reservoir, Walter Reservoir, Yanda Reservoir, Zwiener Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Amherst Public Schools, Anderson School (historical), Antelope Valley Grange School (historical), Bellview School (historical), Black Hill Creek School (historical), Bluff Center School (historical), Brick School (historical), Brock School (historical), Brown School (historical), Bryant School (historical), Buda School (historical), Capital Hill School (historical), Cedar Creek School (historical), Center Public School, Central Community College - Practical Nursing, Central Elementary School, Cherry Valley School (historical), Denman School (historical), District 065-Buffalo County School, East Stanley School (historical), Elkhorn School (historical), Elm Creek Public Schools, Elm Island School (historical), Emerson School (historical), Fair Oaks School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Gardner School (historical), Gibbon Public Schools, Glendale School (historical), Glenwood Elementary School, Glenwood School (historical), Grandview School (historical), Green Dale School (historical), Hard Scrabble School (historical), Horizon Middle School, Johnson School (historical), Kearney Catholic High School, Kearney Christian School, Kearney Senior High School, Kenwood School (historical), Lone Star School (historical), Macedonia School (historical), Maple Grove School (historical), Meadowlark Elementary School, Miller School (historical), Morning Star School (historical), Mount Pleasant School (historical), Mount Zion School (historical), Nantasket School (historical), Northeast School, Odessa Public School, Old Stanley School (historical), Park School, Peake School (historical), Pilot Knob School (historical), Plainview School (historical), Pleasant Hill Public School, Pleasant Valley School (historical), Pleasant View School (historical), Pleasanton Public Schools, Poole School (historical), Prairie Bell School (historical), Prairie Dell School (historical), Prairie View Elementary School, Ravenna Public Schools, Red Wing School (historical), Riverdale Public School, Riverside School (historical), Riverview School (historical), Rose Hill School (historical), Saint Michael School (historical), Sand Puppy School (historical), School Number 10 (historical), School Number 107, School Number 110, School Number 114, School Number 120, School Number 17 (historical), School Number 18 (historical), School Number 22 (historical), School Number 25 (historical), School Number 26 (historical), School Number 29 (historical), School Number 3 (historical), School Number 30 (historical), School Number 34 (historical), School Number 35, School Number 37, School Number 39, School Number 4 (historical), School Number 40, School Number 42 (historical), School Number 45, School Number 46 (historical), School Number 48 (historical), School Number 49, School Number 5 (historical), School Number 52, School Number 55, School Number 56, School Number 61, School Number 63, School Number 63 (historical), School Number 70, School Number 73 (historical), School Number 75, School Number 80, School Number 88, School Number 92, School Number 94, School Number 97, Shanan Christian School, Shelton Public Schools, Shelton School (historical), Skunk School (historical), Snyder School (historical), Stone Public School, Sunrise Middle School, Sweetwater School (historical), Union Ridge School (historical), University of Nebraska at Kearney, Watertown School (historical), Whittier School Junior High School, Wild Horse School (historical), Windy Hills Elementary School, Zion Lutheran Church School

  Streams     show all on map

Black Hill Creek, Cedar Creek, Cherry Creek, Death Creek, Deer Creek, Dry Creek, Mud Creek, Rusco Creek, Sand Creek, Swee Creek, Turkey Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KEAA-FM (Kearney), KGFW-AM (Kearney), KKPR-AM (Kearney), KKPR-FM (Kearney), KRNY-FM (Kearney), KSCV-FM (Kearney)

  Trails     show all on map

Cottonmill Trail

  Valleys     show all on map

Antelope Valley, Buckeye Valley,

Buffalo County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBuffalo County White population 45,71945,718  
AsianBuffalo County Asian population 618618
MixedBuffalo County Mixed population 571570
BlackBuffalo County Black population 428428
American IndianBuffalo County American Indian population 190190
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBuffalo County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 4847

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county