Place:Richardson, Nebraska, United States

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NameRichardson
Alt namesRichardsonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.15°N 95.7°W
Located inNebraska, United States     (1854 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Richardson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,363. Its county seat is Falls City.

In the Nebraska license plate system, Richardson County is represented by the prefix 19 (it had the nineteenth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922). Part of the Iowa Reservation of Kansas and Nebraska is located in the southeast corner of the county.

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History

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Richardson County was formed in 1855. It was named after William A. Richardson, a governor of the Nebraska Territory.

On May 30, 1879, the "Irving, Kansas Tornado" passed through Richardson County. This tornado measured F4 on the Fujita scale, and had a damage path wide and long. Eighteen people were killed and sixty were injured in this tornado.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1854 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 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Probate 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 2,835
1870 9,780
1880 15,031
1890 17,574
1900 19,614
1910 17,448
1920 18,968
1930 19,826
1940 19,178
1950 16,886
1960 13,903
1970 12,277
1980 11,315
1990 9,937

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