Dawson County, Nebraska Basics:

Dawson County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 24,161
Area: 1013 square miles
County seat: Lexington
Area code(s) in use: 308
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 75.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
Median household income: $45,208
Persons in poverty: 13.0%
Home ownership rate: 69.2%
Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Buffalo  Custer  Frontier  Gosper  Lincoln  Phelps  

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Map of the Dawson County area

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

Places in Dawson County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Cozad Municipal Airport, Fiese Airstrip, Jim Kelly Field Airport, Neben Airport, Quinn Field Airport

  Bays     show all on map

Bass Bay, Dry Bay, North Cove, Northeast Bay, Perch Bay

  Beaches     show all on map

North Shore

  Bridges     show all on map

Darr Bridge, Lexington Bridge, Lexington Bridge, Overton Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Cozad Fire Department, Cozad Police Department, Cozad Rescue Squad, Dawson County Courthouse, Dawson County Historical Museum, Dawson County Sheriff's Office, Farnam Rescue Squad, Farnam Volunteer Fire Department, Gothenburg Police Department, Gothenburg Public Library, Gothenburg Volunteer Fire Department, Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles, Johnson Lake Emergency Medical Services, Lexington Police Station, Lexington Public Library, Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, One Hundredth Meridian Museum, Overton Community Library, Overton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, Pony Express Station, Robert Henri Museum and Historical Walkway, Rural Eddyville Volunteer Fire Department, Sod House Museum, Sumner Rescue Service, Sumner Volunteer Fire Department, Trailside Museum, Wilson Public Library

  Canals     show all on map

Beatty Ditch, Berquist Lateral, Cozad Canal, Darr Lateral, Dawson County Canal, Dawson County Drain Number 1, Dawson County Drainage Ditch, Elm Creek Canal, Lateral Number 1, Lateral Number 13, Lateral Number 16, Lateral Number 2, Lateral Number 20, Orchard Alfalfa Canal, Stump Ditch

  Capes     show all on map

North Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Christ Cemetery, Cottonwood Cemetery, Cozad Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Gothenburg Cemetery, Grace Cemetery, Grand View Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Hewitt Cemetery, Hillside Cemetery, Jewell Cemetery, Mount Hope Cemetery, Overton Cemetery, Park Valley Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Saint Anns Cemetery, Saint Johns Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Salem Cemetery, Sumner Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Willow Island Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Willow Island Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

American Lutheran Church, American Lutheran Church, Berean Fundamental Church, Berean Fundamental Church, Buffalo Grove Church, Calvary Assembly of God Church, Christ the King Catholic Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of Christ West Twelfth Street, Church of God, Community Bible Church, Cozad Christian Church, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church, Fairhaven Church, Faith Chapel, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Christian Church, First Church of the Nazarene, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Holy Rosary Church, Living Hope Assembly of God Church, Nazarene Church, Nebraska Synod Lutheran Church, New Hope Church, Northside Church of Christ, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Parkview Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church, Primitive Baptist Church, Saint Anns Catholic Church, Saint Christopher Episcopal Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Johns Lutheran Church, Saint Patricks Catholic Church, Saint Peters Episcopal Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Tallin Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Parkview Church, Victory Assembly of God Church, Zion Church, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 211, Interchange 222, Interchange 231, Interchange 237, Interchange 248

  Dams     show all on map

Anthony Dam, Beatty Dam, Buckley Dam, Buffalo Creek Dam B-3, Buffalo Creek Dam C-5, Buffalo Creek Dam F-1, Carey Dam, Clouatre Dam, Cyriacks Dam, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 1, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 2, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 3, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 4, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 5, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 6, Dawson Company Road Dam Number 7, Dawson County Diversion Dam, Dawson County Road Dam Number 8, Dawson County Road Dam Number 9, Earth Dam Canal Mile 605, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 408 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 427 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 461 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 475 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 479 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 483 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 505 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 51 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 515 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 52 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 567 Dam, Earth Dam-Canal Mile 608 Dam, Eutsler Dam, Farnam Dam, Feddersen Dam, Floodwater Retarding Dam 11-A, Floodwater Retarding Dam 9-A, Franzen Dam, Freburg Dam, French Creek Dam F-3, French Creek Dam F-7, Hammond Dam, Hubbard Dam, Jessen Dam, Judy Dam, Katy West Dam, Knapple Dam, Krone Dam, Lauby Dam, Lemmer East Dam, Lemmer North Dam, Lemmer South Dam, Lewis Dam, Longley Dam, Mustard Detention Dam, Neben Dam, Neben Dam Number 2, Neil Dam, Newquist Dam, O Connor Dam Number 1, O Connor Dam Number 2, Peden Dam Number 1, Peden Dam Number 2, Prasch Dam, School Land Dam Number 1, School Land Dam Number 2, School Land Dam Number 3, School Land Dam Number 4, Shadley Dam, Sherman Dam, Spring Creek Dam 18-A, Spring Creek Dam 19-B, Velte Dam, Wichelt Dam, Wiggins Dam, Winter Dam, Yeutter Dam, Young Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Cozad Community Hospital, Cozad Community Medical Clinic, Cozad Dental Clinic, Cozad Vision Clinic, Crestview Senior Housing, Gothenburg Dental Clinic, Gothenburg Family Practice, Gothenburg Medical Arts, Gothenburg Memorial Hospital, Gothenburg Vision Clinic, Hilltop Estates, Plum Creek Care Center, Plum Creek Medical Group, Prairie View Estates, Southview Manor Care Center, Tri - County Area Hospital District, Womans Health Services

  Islands     show all on map

Danielson Island, Jeffreys Island, Willow Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Lake Helen

  Locales     show all on map

Agri Co-op Elevator, Assemblies of God Conference Grounds, Buzzards Roost (historical), Camp Comeca, Camp Rockhaven, Cozad, Cozad Country Club, Cozad Rest Area Eastbound, Cozad Rest Area Westbound, Darr, Darr Feedlot, Dawson County Fairgrounds, DeBruce Grain Incorporated Elevator, Dewey (historical), Eddyville (historical), Esther (historical), Farmland Service Coop Incorporated Elevator, Farnam, Gable View Inn Campground, Gothenburg, Gothenburg Golf Course, Gothenburg KOA Campground, JJs Marina and Campgrounds, Josselyn, Jovlan (historical), Lafayette Park, Lafayette Park Campground, Lexington, Markel (historical), Mastens Camper Haven, Midway Pony Express Station, Muny Park Campground, Nebraska Salt and Grain Company Elevator, North Inlet Area Campground, Overton, Overton Golf Course, Peavey Grain Company Elevator, Plum Creek Memorial Wall, Plum Creek Station (historical), School Number 61, School Number 94, Simonds (historical), Sumner (historical), Veterans War Memorial, Warren (historical), Westminister Woods Camp, Westminster Woods Camp, Wild Horse Golf Club, Willow Island, Willow Island (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Arbor Park, Bellamy Ballpark, Bitterns Call State Wildlife Management Area, Blue Heron State Wildlife Management Area, Centennial Park, Central Platte Valley Historical Marker, Cozad City Park, Cozad State Wildlife Management Area, Darr Strip State Wildlife Management Area, Dogwood State Wildlife Management Area, E G West Park, East Willow Island State Wildlife Management Area, Ehmen Park, Frenchy Park, Gallagher Canyon State Recreation Area, Lake Helen Recreation Area, Legion Ball Park, Memorial Park, Midway Lake Recreational Grounds, Muny Park, Oak Park, Pioneer Park, Plum Creek Park, Sportsman Field, Swedish Crosses Cemetery Historical Marker, The 100th Meridian Historical Marker, Tobin Indian Raid Historical Marker, West Cozad State Wildlife Management Area, Willow Island State Wildlife Management Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Area Mobile Park, Buffalo, Cozad, Darr, Donald Price Mobile Home Park, Eddyville, Farnam, Gothenburg, Horizon Mobile Home Park, Josselyn, Lexington, Northside Village Mobile Home Park, Overton, Sumner, Trued, Willow Island

  Post Offices     show all on map

Buffalo Post Office (historical), Cantella Post Office (historical), Coyote Post Office (historical), Cozad Post Office, Darr Post Office (historical), Dewey Post Office (historical), Dorrington Post Office (historical), Doss Post Office (historical), Eddyville Post Office, Farnam Post Office, Gothenburg Post Office, Gurnsey Post Office (historical), Hilton Post Office (historical), Humpback Post Office (historical), Jewell Post Office (historical), Josselyn Post Office (historical), Leoti Post Office (historical), Level Post Office (historical), Lexington Post Office, Meriden Post Office (historical), Merom Post Office (historical), Myers Post Office (historical), Newington Post Office (historical), Overton Post Office, Ringgold Post Office (historical), Sumner Post Office, Trappers Grove Post Office (historical), Velte Post Office (historical), White Rabbit Post Office (historical), Willow Island Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Anthony Reservoir, Beatty Reservoir, Buckley Reservoir, Buffalo Creek Reservoir B-3, Buffalo Creek Reservoir C-5, Buffalo Creek Reservoir F-1, Carey Reservoir, Central Midway Lake, Clouatre Reservoir, Cozad Lake, Cyriacks Reservoir, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 1, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 2, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 3, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 4, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 5, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 6, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 7, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 8, Dawson Company Road Dam Reservoir Number 9, Dawson County Diversion Reservoir, East Midway Lake, Eutsler Reservoir, Farnam Reservoir, Feddersen Reservoir, Franzen Reservoir, Freburg Reservoir, French Creek Reservoir F-3, French Creek Reservoir F-7, Gallagher Lake, Hammond Reservoir, Hubbard Reservoir, Jessen Reservoir, Judy Reservoir, Katy West Reservoir, Knapple Reservoir, Krone Reservoir, Lauby Reservoir, Lemmer East Reservoir, Lemmer North Reservoir, Lemmer South Reservoir, Lewis Reservoir, Longley Reservoir, Mustard Reservoir, Neben Reservoir, Neben Reservoir Number 2, Neil Reservoir, Newquist Reservoir, O Connor Reservoir Number 1, O Connor Reservoir Number 2, Peden Reservoir Number 1, Peden Reservoir Number 2, Prasch Reservoir, School Land Reservoir Number 1, School Land Reservoir Number 2, School Land Reservoir Number 3, School Land Reservoir Number 4, Shadley Reservoir, Sherman Reservoir, Spring Creek Reservoir 11-A, Spring Creek Reservoir 18-A, Spring Creek Reservoir 19-B, Spring Creek Reservoir 9-A, Velte Reservoir, West Cozad Lake, West Midway Lake, Wichelt Reservoir, Wiggins Reservoir, Winter Reservoir, Yeutter Reservoir, Young Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Bryan School, Center Star School, Central School, Cozad High School, Cozad Middle School, Decker School, Dixon School, East School, East Twelfth School, Elder Grove School, Eustis-Farnam Junior High School, Good Hope School, Gothenburg Public Schools, Lemmery School, Lexington High School, Lexington Middle School, Liberty Heights Christian School, Lucerne Valley School, Lutheran School, Morton School, New Hope School, North School, Overton Public Schools, Pershing School, Potters School, Saint Anns School, Sandoz Elementary School, School Number 100R, School Number 13, School Number 15, School Number 16, School Number 17 North, School Number 17 South, School Number 18, School Number 19, School Number 21, School Number 22, School Number 284, School Number 29, School Number 3, School Number 37, School Number 38, School Number 44, School Number 47, School Number 48, School Number 54, School Number 56, School Number 59, School Number 60, School Number 66, School Number 7, School Number 81R, Spring Creek School, Spring Creek School, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Schools, Upper Park School, Victory Hill School, West Twelfth School, Willow Island School

  Streams     show all on map

Bell Creek, Buffalo Creek, Buffalo Creek, Cherry Valley Creek, Crooked Creek, Dry Fork Wood River, Dutch Creek, East Buffalo Creek, Elm Creek, French Creek, Kilgore Creek, Otter Creek, Sand Creek, Spring Creek, Stoddard Creek, Swenson Creek, West Buffalo Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KCNE-FM (Chadron), KCSR-AM (Chadron), KQSK-FM (Chadron), KZNE-AM (Chadron)

  Valleys     show all on map

Buzzards Roost Canyon, Cottonwood Valley, East Smith Canyon, Gallagher Canyon, Hiles Canyon, Midway Canyon, Park Valley, Roten Valley, West Smith Canyon, Wild Horse Valley,

Dawson County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDawson County White population 22,22822,228  
BlackDawson County Black population 991990
American IndianDawson County American Indian population 411410
MixedDawson County Mixed population 290289
AsianDawson County Asian population 193193
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDawson County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 4848

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county