Place:Pawnee, Nebraska, United States

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NamePawnee
Alt namesPawneesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.133°N 96.233°W
Located inNebraska, United States     (1855 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pawnee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,773. Its county seat is Pawnee City.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Pawnee County is represented by the prefix 54 (it had the fifty-fourth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

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History

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Pawnee County was formed in 1854. It was named after the Pawnee Native American tribe.

On May 30, 1879, the "Irving, Kansas Tornado" passed through Pawnee County. This tornado measured F4 on the Fujita scale, and had a damage path 800 yards wide and 100 miles.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1855 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1858 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 882
1870 4,171
1880 6,920
1890 10,340
1900 11,770
1910 10,582
1920 9,578
1930 9,423
1940 8,514
1950 6,744
1960 5,356
1970 4,473
1980 3,937
1990 3,317

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~nepawnee/


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