Home | Whats New | Site Index | Search

Cherry County, Nebraska


Cherry County administrative offices are located at 365 North Main Street, Valentine, NE 69201; phone: 402-376-2771.

Cherry County, the largest in Nebraska, has an area of 6,009 square miles, greater than that of Connecticut, or of Delaware and Rhode Island combined, but sparsely settled, having a population of only 10,898 in 1930.[1]

The county is named for Lieutenant Samuel L. Cherry [1850-1881], U.S. Army.

  1. Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Nebraska, Nebraska: A Guide to the Cornhusker State, American Guide Series, Viking Press, NY, 1939.

Home   Whats New   Site Index
LivingPlaces.com © 1997‑2023
Search   Contact   Privacy   Disclaimer