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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Certified Deputy Sheriff Opening
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Certified Deputy Sheriff.

    Information and how to apply
  • Corrections Officer position
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer.  Job description and how to apply.
  • BUFFALO COUNTY FACILITIES OMP

    Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker.

    Seasonal Position details and how to apply.

  • BUFFALO COUNTY ZONING & FLOODPLAIN
    Effective 4/22/2020, Zoning & Floodplain will have new phone numbers:

    Zoning:           (308) 236-1998
    Floodplain:     (308) 236-1999
    Fax:                (308) 236-1870
  • Bridge Replacement Project on Poole Road
    Buffalo County is currently soliciting public input on the proposed federal-aid transportation and bridge replacement project in rural Buffalo County.

    Comment form, Mailer form, and Legal Notice
  • Zoning Commission Opening

    Buffalo County is currently is seeking two (2) candidates, who are appointed by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on the Buffalo County Planning and Zoning Commission for a three (3) year term.
    
Facts
Facts about Buffalo County

Land Area:  968 square miles
Population (2010): 46,102
Persons per square mile (2010): 47.6
County Seat: Kearney
Towns and Population (2010):
  • Amherst, 248
  • Elm Creek, 901
  • Gibbon, 1,833
  • Kearney, 30,787
  • Miller, 136
  • Odessa, 130
  • Pleasanton, 341
  • Poole, 19
  • Ravenna, 1,360
  • Riverdale, 182
  • Shelton, 1,059
Public School Districts:
  • Amherst Public Schools, Amherst
  • Center Public School, Kearney
  • District 65 - Buffalo County, Ravenna
  • Elm Creek Public Schools, Elm Creek
  • Gibbon Public Schools, Gibbon
  • Kearney Public Schools, Kearney
  • Odessa Public School, Odessa
  • Pleasant Hill Public School, Kearney
  • Pleasanton Public Schools, Pleasanton
  • Ravenna Public Schools, Ravenna
  • School District 7, Kearney
  • Shelton Public Schools, Shelton
State-Supported School: Kearney West High School, Kearney

Private Schools:
Post-Secondary Schools:
More resources:
  • United States Census Bureau County Quick Facts for Buffalo County
  • Maps