Welcome to Buffalo County


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Kearney is the county seat for Buffalo County.


This county website is available for adoption

If you can make a basic webpage and have a desire to transcribe
data for this county, we're looking for hosts.
View our
Volunteer Information Page and contact Kim.




Adjacent Counties:


Hall County - East


Adams County - Southeast


Kearney County - South


Phelps County - Southwest


Dawson County - West


Custer County - Northwest


Sherman County - North


Howard County - Northeast






Cities, villages and unincorporated communities




Elm Creek




Odessa Township (Township)









Online Data



County Data   


Kearney Cotton Mill

1860 Mortality Schedule


The Sod House That Won A Fortune   

News and Tidbits   

News Articles   

County Families   


 Elm Creek   

 WW II Honor List   

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes



1860 U. S. Federal Census   

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index   

1883 List of Prisoners   





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We regret that we are unable to do personal research.



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    Buffalo County and would like to have it posted  to this site, please
    contact us.



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    sites available, contact



Last updated -  December 29, 2016


All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited,
has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley 

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