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Valentine is a city in Cherry County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Edward K. Valentine, congressman.

The latitude of Valentine is 42.872N. The longitude is -100.55W.

It is in the Mountain Standard/Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,582 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,784.


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Median household income
Local
$27,359
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Valentine demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Cherry County Fair - Aug 16-19, 2007
  • Old West Days & Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Oct. 3-6, 2007
  • Annual Art in the Park & Minnechaduza Turtle Races - June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Valentine web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Smith Falls State Park, Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area, Niobrara National Scenic River
Wildlife: Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Cherry County Historical Society Museum, Sandhills Museum, Centennial Hall
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Valentine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 69201 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Valentine residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Valentine ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Valentine was $16,101, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Valentine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Valentine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.


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Libraries in Valentine include Valentine Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Valentine workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Valentine include Holiday Inn Express.

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