Howard County , Nebraska

Howard County: County in Nebraska, United States

About

Howard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,274 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,488 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Paul. The county was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Howard County Quick Facts

Population : 6,488 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County, Howard County
Area : 1491 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Oliver Otis Howard
Capital : St. Paul
Establishment : January 01, 1871
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:16:15 (28th May 2022)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.3% (2010-2020)
Howard County locator map
Location of Howard County on Nebraska map.
Howard County  Nebraska courthouse from S 1 image
Howard County Nebraska courthouse from S 1
Howard County  Nebraska courthouse from S 1 image

Geography

Howard County is located at 41°13'12"N 98°31'2"W (41.2200400, -98.5170900). It has 5 neighbors: Greeley County, Hall County, Merrick County, Nance County and Sherman County.

Howard County map

The largest city of Howard County is Saint Paul with a population of 2,334. Other cities include, Dannebrog population 307, Elba population 228 and Cotesfield population 49. See all Howard County cities & populated places.

Howard County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Saint Paul 2,334 City in Nebraska
Dannebrog 307 Human settlement in Howard County, Nebraska, United States of America
Elba 228 Human settlement in Howard County, Nebraska, United States of America
Farwell 117 Village in Nebraska, United States
Cotesfield 49 Human settlement in Howard County, Nebraska, United States of America
Cushing 33 Village in Nebraska

Howard County has 5 neighbours.

  • St. Paul

Demographics

The population of Howard County increased by 3.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,274 - census
2011 6,295 0.33% estimation process
2012 6,298 0.05% estimation process
2013 6,337 0.62% estimation process
2014 6,353 0.25% estimation process
2015 6,382 0.45% estimation process
2016 6,407 0.39% estimation process
2017 6,396 -0.17% estimation process
2018 6,457 0.94% estimation process
2019 6,445 -0.19% estimation process
2020 6,488 0.66% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (7)

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