Place:Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska, United States

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NameChadron
TypeCity
Coordinates42.828°N 103.003°W
Located inDawes, Nebraska, United States
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Chadron is a city in Dawes County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 5,851 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dawes County. Chadron is the home of Chadron State College.

Chadron also is the United States Forest Service headquarters of the Nebraska and Samuel R. McKelvie National Forests, and the Buffalo Gap, Fort Pierre, and Oglala National Grasslands. The Museum of the Fur Trade is located near Chadron, at the site of the American Fur Company's former Bordeaux Trading Post.

Chadron is located near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of the Oglala Lakota in South Dakota, and its businesses serve many of the reservation's residents.

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