Sheridan County, Nebraska

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Sheridan County
Sheridan County Courthouse in Rushville
Sheridan County Courthouse in Rushville
Map of Nebraska highlighting Sheridan 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°30′N 102°26′W / 42.5°N 102.43°W / 42.5; -102.43
Country United States
State Nebraska
Named forPhilip Sheridan
Largest cityGordon
 • Total2,470 sq mi (6,400 km2)
 • Land2,441 sq mi (6,320 km2)
 • Water29 sq mi (80 km2)  1.2%
 • Total5,469
 • Density2.2/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district3rd

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. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Sheridan County". Archived from the original on 2008-07-04. Retrieved 2010-03-24. Retrieved on March 15, 2008.