Thurston County, Nebraska

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Thurston County
Thurston County courthouse in Pender
Thurston County courthouse in Pender
Map of Nebraska highlighting Thurston 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°10′N 96°33′W / 42.16°N 96.55°W / 42.16; -96.55
Country United States
State Nebraska
Founded1889
Named forJohn Mellen Thurston
SeatPender
Largest villagePender
Area
 • Total396 sq mi (1,030 km2)
 • Land394 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total6,940
 • Density18/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Thurston County is a county in Nebraska.