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Dawes County, NE
The county was named for Gov. James W. Dawes

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Dawes County is one of 93 counties in Nebraska. The estimated population in 2004 was 8,746. This was a decrease of  -3.47% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$29,476
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dawes County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Dawes County was $19,760. This was an increase of 28.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 64% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Chadron

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33% of Dawes County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dawes County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Dawes County include Antelope Valley Cemetery, Belmont Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Crawford Cemetery, Crow Butte Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Highland Cemetery, Highland Center Cemetery, Marsland Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Dawes County include Chadron, Crawford, Whitney ... View communities

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Colleges in Dawes County include Chadron State College ... View colleges

School districts in Dawes County include Alpha Public Schools, Antelope Public Schools, Belmont Public Schools, Chadron Public Schools, Cottonwood Public Schools, Crawford Public Schools, Marsland Public School ... View school districts

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Libraries in Dawes County include Chadron Public Library, Crawford Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Dawes County include Chadron Record ... View newspapers

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Dawes County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dawes County political report.

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Hotels in Dawes County include Best Western West Hills Inn, Chadron Super 8 Motel, Motel 6 Chadron

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