Greeley County, Nebraska

Greeley County: County in Nebraska, United States


Greeley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,538 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,319 inhabitants. Its county seat is Greeley Center. The county was created 152 years ago in 1870.

Quick Facts about Greeley County

Population : 2,319 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Greeley County
Area : 1478 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Horace Greeley
Altitude : 2,100 feet / 640 meters
Capital : Greeley Center
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:21:29 (28th March 2023)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.44% (2010-2020)
Greeley County locator map
Location of Greeley County on Nebraska map.
Greeley County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from W 1 image
Greeley County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from W 1
Greeley County Courthouse 'Nebraska' from W 1 image


Greeley County is located at 41°34'3"N 98°31'16"W (41.5674400, -98.5212400). It has 6 neighbors: Boone County, Howard County, Nance County, Sherman County, Valley County and Wheeler County.

Greeley County map

The largest city of Greeley County is Scotia with a population of 284. . See all Greeley County cities & populated places.

Greeley County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greeley County.

City Name Population Title
Greeley 549
Spalding 432 Village in Nebraska, United States
Scotia 284 Nebraska
Wolbach 248 Village in the United States

Greeley County has 6 neighbours.

  • Greeley Center


According to census records, the population of Greeley County decreased by 9.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,538 - census
2011 2,535 -0.12% estimation process
2012 2,464 -2.88% estimation process
2013 2,483 0.77% estimation process
2014 2,483 0% estimation process
2015 2,435 -1.97% estimation process
2016 2,400 -1.46% estimation process
2017 2,363 -1.57% estimation process
2018 2,355 -0.34% estimation process
2019 2,356 0.04% estimation process
2020 2,319 -1.6% estimation process

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