Kearney County, Nebraska Basics:

Kearney County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 6,509
Area: 516 square miles
County seat: Minden
Area code(s) in use: 308
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
Median household income: $54,485
Persons in poverty: 4.9%
Home ownership rate: 78.1%
Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Adams  Buffalo  Franklin  Hall  Harlan  Phelps  Webster  

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Map of the Kearney County area

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

Places in Kearney County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Cavanaugh Airport, Newbold Landing Strip, Pioneer Village Field Airport

  Buildings     show all on map

Axtell Public Library, Axtell Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Jensen Memorial Library, Kearney County Courthouse, Kearney County Emergency Management Agency, Kearney County Museum, Kearney County Sheriff Office, Minden Police Department, Minden Volunteer Fire Department, Wilcox Public Library, Wilcox Volunteer Fire Department Station 1

  Canals     show all on map

Adams County Canal, Crooked Creek Ditch, Crooked Creek Drainage Ditch, North Dry Creek Ditch

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Eaton Cemetery, Free Mission Cemetery, Garden Plain Cemetery, Holy Family Cemetery, Keene Cemetery, Liberty Cemetery, May Cemetery, Minden Prairie Cemetery, Norman Cemetery, Osco Cemetery, Saint Paul Cemetery, White Hill Cemetery, Wilcox Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Bethany Church, Bethany Lutheran Church, Bethpage Mission, Evangelical Free Church, Evangelical Free Church, First Christian Church, First Presbyterian Church, Fredricksburg Church, Holy Family Catholic Church, Keene Evangelical Free Church, Osco Church, Saint John Catholic Church, Saint Johns Lutheran Church, Saint Paul Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, Westminster United Presbyterian Church

  Dams     show all on map

Christensen Dam, Hieb Dam, Hubert Dam, Nelson Dam, Nielsen Dam, Olson Dam, Petersen Dam, Reiss Dam Number 1, Reiss Dam Number 2, Warp Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Axtell Medical Clinic, Kearney County Health Services, Minden Dental Clinic, Minden Eye Clinic, Minden Medical Clinic, Wilcox Medical Clinic, Willowbrook Center for Mental Health and Wellness

  Lakes     show all on map

Hieb Reservoir, Olson Reservoir, Petersen Reservoir

  Locales     show all on map

Axtell, Cargill Incorporated Elevator, Farmers Co-op Grain and Supply Company Elevator, Graveldale, Harold Warp Pioneer Village, Harold Warp Pioneer Village Campground, Heartwell, Kearney County Fairground, Kearney Station (historical), Keefer (historical), Keene (historical), Keene Co-op Grain and Supply Company Elevator, Midland Co-op Elevator, Midland Co-op Elevator, Minden, Minden Country Club, Motala, Norman (historical), Walkers Ranch (historical), Wilcox (historical)

  Military     show all on map

Fort Kearney (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Augie Nelson Park, Axtell City Park, Axtell Nebraska Historical Marker, Bluestem Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Historical Marker, Chartauqua Park, Clark Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Dobytown Historical Marker, Fort Kearney Historical Marker, Fort Kearney State Historical Park, Frerichs Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Gleason Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Great Platte River Road Historical Marker, Jensen Lagoon National Wildlife Mgt Area, Kildeer Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Lindau Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Lowell Historical Marker, Northeast Sacramento State Wildlife Management Area, Prairie Dog Federal Waterfowl Production Area, Walkers Ranch Historical Marker, Wilcox City Park, Youngson Lagoon Nat Wildlife Mgt Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Axtell, Centoria (historical), Countryside Mobile Home Park, Dogtown (historical), Heartwell, Kearney City (historical), Keene, Koller, Lowell, Minden, Newark, Norman, South Side Mobile Home Court, Valley City (historical), Wilcox

  Post Offices     show all on map

Axtell Post Office, Blaineville Post Office (historical), Carpenterville Post Office (historical), Centoria Post Office (historical), Christena Post Office (historical), Eaton Post Office (historical), Folsomdale Post Office (historical), Fredericksburg Post Office (historical), Harmony Post Office (historical), Heartwell Post Office, Kearney City Post Office (historical), Keene Post Office (historical), Lowell Post Office (historical), May Post Office (historical), Minden Post Office, Mirage Post Office (historical), Newark Post Office (historical), Norman Post Office, Osco Post Office (historical), Park Post Office (historical), Reservation Post Office (historical), Snowflake Post Office (historical), Valley City Post Office (historical), Wilcox Post Office, Zyba Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Christensen Reservoir, Hubert Reservoir, Nelson Reservoir, Nielsen Reservoir, Reiss Reservoir Number 1, Reiss Reservoir Number 2, Warp Reservoir

  Schools     show all on map

Axtell Community Schools, C L Jones Middle School, Minden East Elementary School, Minden High School, School Number 1, Wilcox Public School

  Streams     show all on map

Cottonwood Creek, Crooked Creek, Sand Creek, South Branch Sand Creek, South Branch Sand Creek, Whisky Slough

  Towers     show all on map

KGIN-TV (Grand Island), KHGI-TV (Kearney), KQKY-FM (Kearney)

  Trails     show all on map

Fort Kearney Trail,

Kearney County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteKearney County White population 6,3796,378  
MixedKearney County Mixed population 5958
AsianKearney County Asian population 3939
American IndianKearney County American Indian population 2019
BlackKearney County Black population 1313
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderKearney County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county