Phelps County, Nebraska

Phelps County: County in Nebraska, United States


Phelps County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,188 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,006 inhabitants. Its county seat is Holdrege. The county was created 150 years ago in 1872.

Quick Facts about Phelps County

Population : 9,006 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Phelps County
Area : 1400 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Capital : Holdrege
Establishment : January 01, 1873
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:58:38 (3rd June 2023)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.02% (2010-2020)
Phelps County locator map
Location of Phelps County on Nebraska map.
Phelps County Courthouse  Holdrege image
Phelps County Courthouse Holdrege
Phelps County Courthouse  Holdrege image


Phelps County is located at 40°30'40"N 99°24'52"W (40.5111100, -99.4145400). It has 5 neighbors: Franklin County, Furnas County, Gosper County, Harlan County and Kearney County.

Phelps County map

The largest city of Phelps County is Holdrege with a population of 5,384. Other cities include, Loomis population 374 and Funk population 182. See all Phelps County cities & populated places.

Phelps County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Holdrege 5,384 City in Nebraska
Bertrand 697 Village in the U.
Loomis 374 Human settlement in Phelps County, Nebraska, United States of America
Funk 182 Human settlement in Phelps County, Nebraska, United States of America
Atlanta 131 Village in Phelps County, Nebraska, in the United States

Phelps County has 5 neighbours.

  • Holdrege


According to census records, the population of Phelps County decreased by 2.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,188 - census
2011 9,142 -0.5% estimation process
2012 9,210 0.74% estimation process
2013 9,179 -0.34% estimation process
2014 9,162 -0.19% estimation process
2015 9,217 0.6% estimation process
2016 9,193 -0.26% estimation process
2017 9,050 -1.58% estimation process
2018 9,006 -0.49% estimation process
2019 9,034 0.31% estimation process
2020 9,006 -0.31% estimation process

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People born in Phelps County (1)

American photographer Ruth Mathilda Anderson was born in Phelps County

Other places with the same name (2)

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Bellevue 53,270 City in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States
Grand Island 51,004 City in Hall County, Nebraska
Buffalo County 50,114 County in Wisconsin, United States
Dodge County 36,222 County in Nebraska, United States
Scotts Bluff County 35,299 County in Nebraska, United States
Madison County 34,813 County in Nebraska, United States
Lincoln County 34,347 County in Nebraska, United States
Kearney 34,235 City in and county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States
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