Rock County, Nebraska

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Rock County
Rock County Courthouse in Bassett
Map of Nebraska highlighting Rock 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°25′N 99°27′W / 42.42°N 99.45°W / 42.42; -99.45
Country United States
State Nebraska
Founded1888
Named forRock Creek, or its rocky soil
SeatBassett
Largest cityBassett
Area
 • Total1,012 sq mi (2,620 km2)
 • Land1,008 sq mi (2,610 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (9 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
1,436
 • Density1.4/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

Rock County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, 1,526 people lived there. The county seat is Bassett. It was founded in 1888.