Dawes County, Nebraska Basics:


Dawes County Nebraska - Government Site

Population: 9,170
Area: 1396 square miles
County seat: Chadron
Area code(s) in use: 308
Time zone: MST
High school graduate or higher: 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.1%
Median household income: $36,974
Persons in poverty: 24.0%
Home ownership rate: 62.7%
Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes


Adjacent counties:
Box Butte  Fall River (SD)  Shannon (SD)  Sheridan  Sioux  

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Our detail map of Dawes County shows the Dawes County, Nebraska boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Dawes County, Nebraska

  Airports     show all on map

Chadron Municipal Airport, O and N Airport

  Buildings     show all on map

Activity Center, Administration Building, Andrews Hall, Armstrong Gym, Brooks Hall, Burkhiser Technology Complex, Chadron Police Department, Chadron Public Library, Chadron Volunteer Fire Department, Chadron Work Center, Crawford Police Department, Crawford Public Library, Crawford Volunteer Fire Department, Crites Hall, Dawes County Courthouse, Dawes County Historical Museum, Dawes County Sheriff's Office, Edna G Work Hall, Edna G Work Wing, Fort Robinson Museum, Fort Robinson State Park Museum, High Rise Womens Hall, Hildreth Hall, Kent Hall, Kline Center, Math and Science Building, Media Center, Memorial Hall, Miller Hall, Museum of the Fur Trade, National Guard Armory, Pine Ridge District Ranger Office, Reta E King Library, Sparks Hall, Student Center, West Court Family Housing

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Antelope Valley Cemetery, Belmont Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Crawford Cemetery, Crow Butte Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Highland Cemetery, Highland Center Cemetery, Marsland Cemetery, Saint John Cemetery, Shisler Cemetery, Whitney Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Berean Fundamental Church, Bethel Church, Bible Baptist Church, Chadron Church of Christ, Chadron Community Church, Christ Community Church, Church of Christ, Church of the Nazarene, Congregational Church, Congregational Church, First Baptist Church, First Congregational Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jehovahs Witnesses Kingdom Hall, Open Door Church, Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Saint John the Baptist Church, Saint Patricks Church, Seventh Day Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, Willow Creek Church

  Dams     show all on map

Alcorn Dam, Anderson Dam, Baldwin Dam, Bartlet Dam, Bauer Dam, Big Cottonwood Allot 1 Dam, Big Cottonwood Allot 2 Dam, Blust Dam, Boardgate Dam, Box Butte Dam, Box Butte Dam, Box Butte Reservoir, Chadron Dam Number 2, Dahlheimer Dam, Dodd Dam, Dodd-McDowell Dam, Fox Dam, Gorr Dam Number 1, Gorr Dam Number 2, Gorr Dam Number 3, Hoatson Dam, Jones Dam, Litterel Dam, Lone Tree Dam, Marshall Dam, Mayfield Dam, McDowell Dam Number 1, McMeekin Dam, Mirage Flats Dam, Moody Dam, Morris Dam, Norman Dam, North Draw Dam Number 2, Ormesher Dam, Pilster Dam, Rock Bass Allot 2 Dam, Schmacker Dam, Schuhmacher Dam, Snook Dam-1 Dam, Souther Dam, Spring Creek Dam, Squaw Creek Dam, Steffensen Dam, Whitney Dam Number 1

  Forests     show all on map

Nebraska National Forest

  Hospitals     show all on map

Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services, Chadron Medical Clinic, Clinic - Legend Buttes Health Services of Crawford, Crest View Manor, Hospital - Legend Buttes Health Services of Crawford, Panhandle Mental Health Center

  Lakes     show all on map

Hoatson Reservoir, Snus Lake, Steffensen Reservoir, Whitney Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Belmont, Boog Horse Park, Bordeaux, Box Butte Reservoir Camping Area, Camp Norwesca, Carneys Station (historical), Chadron Camping Area, Chadron Grain Elevator, Chadron State Park Trailhead, Coffee Mill Trailhead, Crawford, Crawford National Fish Hatchery, Dawes County Fairground, Dawes County Fairgrounds, Dooley (historical), Fast Ash Trailhead, Fort Robinson (historical), Fort Robinson Camping Area, Helper (historical), Horn (historical), J and L RV Park, Legend Buttes Golf Course, Little Cottonwood (historical), Little White Clay Creek (historical), Marsland, Pine Ridge Civilian Conservation Center, Red Cloud Agency Historical Site, Red Cloud Campground, Red Cloud Picnic Area, Remington (historical), Ridgeview Country Club, Roberts Trailhead, Roberts Trailhead Campground, Running Water Station (historical), Rutland (historical), Spotted Tail Campground, Spotted Tail Trailhead, Wayside, Whitney

  Military     show all on map

Camp Canby (historical), Camp Custer (historical), Fort Robinson (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Adobe Officers Quarters Historical Marker, Barracks Row Historical Marker, Bordeaux Trading Post Historical Marker, Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area, Brick Barracks Historical Marker, Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Robinson Historical Marker, Butte Country Historical Marker, Chadron Commercial Historic District, Chadron Creek Trading Post Historical Marker, Chadron State College Historical Marker, Chadron State Park, Chadron State Park Historical Marker, Chadron-Chicago 1893 Cowboy Race Historical Marker, Cochran State Wayside Area, Crawford City Park, Crawford Historical Marker, Crawford School Bell Historical Marker, Elliott Field, Finnegan Park, Finnegan Park, Flagstaff Historical Marker, Fort Robinson and the Railroad Historical Marker, Fort Robinson Historical Marker, Fort Robinson State Park, German POW Camp Historical Marker, K-9 Training Area Historical Marker, Memorial Park, Officers Row Historical Marker, Officers Row Historical Marker, Pine Ridge National Recreation Area, Ponderosa State Special Use Area, Post Headquarters Historical Marker, Red Cloud Agency Historical Marker, The Death of Baptiste Garnier Historical Marker, The First Church in Chadron Historical Marker, The Fort Pierre - Fort Laramie Trail Historical Marker, The Fort Robinson Cemetery Historical Marker, Wilson Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Belmont, Bordeaux, Chadron, Crawford, Dakota Junction, Horn, J and L Trailer Court, Marsland, Pine Ridge, Prairie Pines Retirement Community, Redwood Mobile Court, Wagon Wheel Trailer Court, Westview Mobile Park, Whitney

  Post Offices     show all on map

Antelope Post Office (historical), Belmont Post Office (historical), Bordeaux Post Office (historical), Chadron Post Office, Coxville Post Office (historical), Crawford Post Office, Dunlap Post Office (historical), Esther Post Office (historical), Fort Robinson Post Office (historical), Hamilton Post Office (historical), Hough Post Office (historical), Hughes Post Office (historical), Ida Post Office (historical), Kendall Post Office (historical), Leonard Post Office (historical), Longhorn Post Office (historical), Manchester Post Office (historical), Marsland Post Office, Pepper Creek Post Office (historical), Pine Ridge Post Office (historical), Rutland Post Office (historical), Sarles Post Office (historical), Tableau Post Office (historical), Wayside Post Office (historical), Whitney Post Office, Wolfington Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Alcorn Reservoir, Anderson Reservoir, Baldwin Reservoir, Baldwin Reservoir, Bartlet Reservoir, Bauer Reservoir, Big Cottonwood Allot 1 Reservoir, Big Cottonwood Allot 2 Reservoir, Blust Reservoir, Board Gate Dam Reservoir, Boardgate Reservoir, Box Butte Reservoir, Chadron Reservoir, Chadron Reservoir Number 2, Dahlheimer Reservoir, Dodd Reservoir, Dodd-McDowell Reservoir, Fox Reservoir, Gorr Reservoir Number 1, Gorr Reservoir Number 2, Gorr Reservoir Number 3, Hawk Nest Reservoir, Jones Reservoir, Lake Crawford, Litterel Reservoir, Lone Tree Reservoir, Marshall Reservoir, McDowell Reservoir Number 1, McMeekin Reservoir, McMeekin Reservoir, Mirage Flats Reservoir, Moody North Draw Reservoir, Moody Reservoir, Morris Reservoir, Norman Reservoir, North Draw Reservoir, Ormesher Reservoir, Pilster Reservoir, Pilster Reservoir, Rock Bass Reservoir, Rock Bass Reservoir, Schmacker Reservoir, Schuhmacher Reservoir, Snook Reservoir, Snook Reservoir, Souther Reservoir, Spring Creek Reservoir, Squaw Creek Reservoir, Stewart Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Devils Backbone

  Schools     show all on map

Adventist Elementary School, Alpha School, Antelope School, Assumption Academy, Belmont Elementary School, Chadron Christian School, Chadron East Ward Elementary School, Chadron Middle School, Chadron Senior High School, Chadron State College, Chimney Butte School, Cottonwood Public School, Crawford Elementary School, Crawford High School, District School Number 60, Dunlap School, Flag Butte School, Hard Scrabble School, Highland Center School, Marsland Public School, New Home School, Old White School, Pleasant Home School, Prairie Home School, School Number 103, School Number 17, School Number 47, School Number 61, Table Center School, Trunk Butte School, Valley Star Public School, Wayside School, Whitney Public School, Willowdale School

  Springs     show all on map

Dooley Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Alkali Creek, Ash Creek, Beaver Creek, Big Bordeaux Creek, Bohemian Creek, Bordeaux Creek, Bozle Creek, Bull Creek, Chadron Creek, Cherry Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cunningham Creek, Dead Horse Creek, Dry Creek, East Ash Creek, English Creek, Fisher Creek, Hooker Creek, Indian Creek, Little Creek, Little Spring Creek, Lone Tree Creek, Madden Creek, Messenger Creek, Middle Creek, Palmer Creek, Pebble Creek, Peterson Creek, Rush Creek, Saw Log Creek, Squaw Creek, Trunk Butte Creek, West Ash Creek, West Fork Chadron Creek, White Clay Creek, Willow Creek, Willow Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Barrel Butte, Benedict Buttes, Chimney Butte, Coffee Mill Butte, Crow Butte, Crown Butte, Flag Butte, Flannigan Butte, Giants Coffins Butte, Isinglass Buttes, Litle Crow Butte, Lookout Point, Lovers Leap, Lovers Leap Butte, Pete Smith Hill, Rattlesnake Butte, Red Cloud Buttes, Saddle Rock, Square Hill, Squaw Mound, Strawstack Butte, Trunk Butte, Wayside Butte, Wolf Butte

  Towers     show all on map

KAMI-AM (Cozad), KAMI-FM (Cozad), KCSR Radio Tower (Biloxi)

  Trails     show all on map

Chadron Trails, Pine Ridge Trail, Roberts Trail, Rock Butte Loop, White River Trail

  Tunnels     show all on map

Belmont Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Kings Canyon, North Draw, Rock Canyon, Sand Canyon, Starvation Gulch, Strong Canyon,

Dawes County, Nebraska Population By Race (2012 estimate)

RacePopulation
WhiteDawes County White population 8,2538,253  
American IndianDawes County American Indian population 358357
MixedDawes County Mixed population 238238
BlackDawes County Black population 147146
AsianDawes County Asian population 128128
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDawes County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 4645

Additional population tables :
State population table
Nebraska population by county