Boyd County, Nebraska

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Boyd County
Boyd County Courthouse in Butte
Boyd County Courthouse in Butte
Map of Nebraska highlighting Boyd County
Location within the U.S. state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°54′N 98°46′W / 42.9°N 98.77°W / 42.9; -98.77
Country United States
State Nebraska
FoundedMarch 20, 1891
Named forJames E. Boyd
SeatButte
Largest villageSpencer
Area
 • Total545 sq mi (1,410 km2)
 • Land540 sq mi (1,400 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (12 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
1,955
 • Density3.66/sq mi (1.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.boydcounty.ne.gov

Boyd County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, 2,099 people lived there. The county seat is Butte. It was founded in 1891 and named after Governor James E. Boyd.