Sheridan County, Nebraska

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Sheridan County, Nebraska
Sheridan County, Nebraska courthouse from NW 2.jpg
Sheridan County Courthouse in Rushville
Location within Nebraska
Location within Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Founded1885
Named forPhilip Sheridan
SeatRushville
Largest cityGordon
Area
 • Total2,470 sq mi (6,397 km2)
 • Land2,441 sq mi (6,322 km2)
 • Water29 sq mi (75 km2), 1.2%
Population
 • (2010)5,469
 • Density2.2/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6

Sheridan County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, 5,469 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Rushville.[2] The county was formed in 1885 and named after General Philip H. Sheridan.[3] It is the fourth-largest county in Nebraska by area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2010-03-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Retrieved on March 15, 2008.