LAND AREA OF COUNTIES
Nebraska, 2000              
  Area in Square Miles     Area in Square Miles
State/County Total Area Water Area Land Area   State/County Total Area Water Area Land Area
Nebraska 77,353.7 481.3 76,872.4
Adams 564.2 0.8 563.4 Jefferson 575.5 2.5 573.0
Antelope 858.4 1.4 857.1 Johnson 376.8 0.7 376.1
Arthur 718.3 3.0 715.4 Kearney 516.1 0.1 516.0
Banner 746.4 0.2 746.2 Keith 1,109.8 48.5 1,061.3
Blaine 714.3 3.6 710.7 Keya Paha 774.2 0.9 773.3
Boone 687.3 0.6 686.7 Kimball 952.3 0.6 951.7
Box Butte 1,077.8 2.5 1,075.3 Knox 1,139.7 31.5 1,108.1
Boyd 544.6 4.5 540.1 Lancaster 846.7 7.8 838.9
Brown 1,225.1 3.8 1,221.3 Lincoln 2,575.1 11.1 2,564.0
Buffalo 975.3 7.3 968.0 Logan 571.2 0.5 570.7
Burt 497.1 4.3 492.8 Loup 571.0 1.3 569.7
Butler 584.4 0.8 583.6 McPherson 860.0 1.0 859.0
Cass 566.2 7.0 559.2 Madison 575.1 2.5 572.6
Cedar 745.8 5.6 740.2 Merrick 494.7 9.9 484.9
Chase 897.6 3.1 894.5 Morrill 1,429.8 6.1 1,423.8
Cherry 6,009.5 49.0 5,960.5 Nance 448.0 6.7 441.3
Cheyenne 1,196.5 0.1 1,196.3 Nemaha 411.9 2.6 409.3
Clay 573.5 0.5 573.0 Nuckolls 576.0 0.7 575.3
Colfax 418.6 5.4 413.1 Otoe 619.1 3.4 615.7
Cuming 574.5 2.5 572.0 Pawnee 433.0 1.4 431.6
Custer 2,576.1 0.4 2,575.7 Perkins 884.3 1.1 883.2
Dakota 267.4 3.6 263.8 Phelps 540.6 0.6 540.0
Dawes 1,400.9 4.6 1,396.2 Pierce 575.3 1.3 573.9
Dawson 1,019.3 6.4 1,012.9 Platte 689.1 11.0 678.1
Deuel 440.8 0.9 439.9 Polk 440.7 1.9 438.8
Dixon 482.7 6.3 476.4 Red Willow 718.1 1.4 716.7
Dodge 543.9 9.5 534.4 Richardson 556.0 2.7 553.3
Douglas 339.6 8.6 331.0 Rock 1,011.9 3.4 1,008.5
Dundy 920.8 0.9 919.9 Saline 576.1 0.7 575.3
Fillmore 576.6 0.2 576.5 Sarpy 247.3 6.8 240.5
Franklin 576.1 0.2 575.9 Saunders 758.8 4.9 753.9
Frontier 980.1 5.5 974.6 Scotts Bluff 745.5 6.2 739.3
Furnas 720.5 2.4 718.1 Seward 575.7 1.0 574.8
Gage 859.9 4.7 855.3 Sheridan 2,470.0 29.0 2,441.0
Garden 1,731.0 26.6 1,704.4 Sherman 571.6 5.8 565.8
Garfield 571.3 1.3 570.0 Sioux 2,067.3 0.7 2,066.6
Gosper 462.7 4.6 458.2 Stanton 431.1 1.2 429.8
Grant 783.2 7.0 776.2 Thayer 575.3 0.8 574.6
Greeley 570.7 0.9 569.9 Thomas 713.7 0.8 712.9
Hall 552.2 5.8 546.4 Thurston 396.3 2.4 393.8
Hamilton 546.8 3.1 543.7 Valley 570.5 2.4 568.1
Harlan 574.2 21.4 552.8 Washington 393.8 3.3 390.5
Hayes 713.3 0.2 713.1 Wayne 443.5 0.1 443.4
Hitchcock 718.6 8.5 710.0 Webster 575.0 0.1 574.9
Holt 2,417.7 5.0 2,412.7 Wheeler 575.6 0.4 575.2
Hooker 721.5 0.3 721.2 York 576.0 0.4 575.7
Howard 575.7 6.3 569.5          
(X) Not applicable            
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1            
Last Updated: 4/2/2009            
By Nebraska Databook    
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov