Welcome to Dawes County
History and Genealogy

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Dawes County is one of the ninety-three counties in
the state of Nebraska.


Cities and village in Dawes County
Chadron (County Seat)


Adjacent Counties:

Shannon County, SD,  Sheridan County,  Box Butte County,

Sioux County and  Fall River County, SD .




Online Data


History of the Public Library in Crawford


Charles Youngs Family  


News Tidbits   




News Articles   





WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index   


County Data   





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Since August 14, 2006

Last Updated:   August 30, 2015

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has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley

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