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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Buffalo County are Amherst, Armada, Beaver, Buda, Cedar, Center, Cherry Creek, Collins, Denman, Divide, Elm Creek, Gardner, Garfield, Gibbon, Glenwood, Grant, Harrison, Kearney, Logan, Loup, Miller, Odessa, Platte, Pleasanton, Poole, Prairie Center, Ravenna, Riverdale, Rusco, Saint Michael, Sartoria, Schneider, Scott, Sharon, Shelton, Sweetwater, Thornton, Valley



Buffalo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 46,102, making it Nebraska's fifth-most populous of the 93 counties. Its county seat is Kearney. The county was created in 1855 and was organized in 1870. It was named after the once-prevalent buffalo herds.Buffalo County is part of the Kearney, NE Micropolitan Statistical Area. In the Nebraska license plate system, Buffalo County is represented by the prefix 9; when the license plate system was established in 1922, the county ranked ninth in number of registered vehicles.