Place:York, Nebraska, United States

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NameYork
Alt namesYorksource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.867°N 97.6°W
Located inNebraska, United States     (1855 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,665. Its county seat is York.

In the Nebraska license plate system, York County is represented by the prefix 17 (it had the seventeenth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1855 County boundaries defined Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 County boundaries defined by the first territorial legislature; extended north to the Platte River, including what is known as Polk County today; [1] Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1856 County boundaries redefined; Polk County separated from York County Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1861 First road ranche established, north of present day Henderson, along trail known as the Nebraska City-Ft. Kearny cut-off Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1865 First homesteaders settle in York County Source: York County Historical, York, NE
1870 March 18, 1870 Governor David Butler proclaimed York an organized county; prior to this Seward County was responsible for York County's judicial and revenue needs Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1870 April 26, 1870 county officers elected and the city of York officially declared the county seat Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1870 Court records, marriage, probate and land records now maintained by York County Source:York County Historical, York, NE
1870 First census [2] 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
1870 604
1880 11,170
1890 17,279
1900 18,205
1910 18,721
1920 17,146
1930 17,239
1940 14,874
1950 14,346
1960 13,724
1970 13,685
1980 14,798
1990 14,428

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~neyork/


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