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Thurston County, Nebraska

US county information
NameThurston County
Largest cityPender
US Area
Total Area396 sq mi (1025.6 km2)
Land Area394 sq mi (1020.5 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population6940 (2010)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Thurston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of 2010, the population was 6,940. Its county seat is Pender .

In the Nebraska license plate system, Thurston County is represented by the prefix 55 (it had the fifty-fifth-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922).

The Siouan-speaking Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska (Ho-Chunk) and the Omaha Tribes have reservations in Thurston County. Together, the two reservations officially comprise the entire land area of the county.

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