Cherry County is one of 93 counties in Nebraska.  It is located on the northern border of the state.


It was named for Lieutenant Samuel A. Cherry, a popular army officer who was stationed at Fort Niobrara

and was killed in South Dakota in 1881.  


Its county seat is Valentine.





Adjacent Counties

Bennett County, South Dakota - North

Todd County, South Dakota - North

Tripp County, South Dakota - Northeast

Brown County, Nebraska - East

Keya Paha County, Nebraska - East

Blaine County, Nebraska - Southeast

Grant County, Nebraska - South

Thomas County, Nebraska - South

Hooker County, Nebraska - South

Sheridan County, Nebraska - West

Shannon County, South Dakota - Northwest



Cities and Villages







Wood Lake





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Capital of Cherry County  




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WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index  


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