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Nuckolls County was organized and held its first elections on June 27, 1871.  

This county is located in the southern tier of counties, west of the Missouri River.  

It is bounded by Clay on the north, Thayer on the east, the state of Kansas
on the south and by Webster on the west.

 It was mapped out by the Territorial Legislature of 1858, and was named
after a wealthy firm of merchants doing business in Nebraska City.  

The county seat is Nelson.

Adjacent Counties

Clay County, Nebraska - North,  Fillmore County, Nebraska - Northeast,  

Thayer County - East,  Republic County, Kansas - Southeast,  

Jewell County, Kansas - Southwest   and  Webster County, Nebraska - West


Cities and Villages

Hardy, Lawrence, Nelson, Nora, Oak, Ruskin and Superior.

Online Data






1860 Census  

Pioneer Sketches   

Cemetery List   

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes   

News Articles  

 WW II Honor List  


WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index

1883 Pensioners List  

Personal Stories  

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 Last updated June 8, 2015

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

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