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Thayer County, Nebraska

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The county was created in 1856 and originally named Jefferson County. It was organized in 1870-1871 and renamed for General and Governor John Milton Thayer.

Adjacent Counties


  • Alexandria
  • Belvidere
  • Bruning
  • Byron
  • Carleton
  • Chester
  • Davenport
  • Deshler
  • Gilead
  • Hebron (County Seat)
  • Hubbell


Cemeteries of Nebraska



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Thayer County Historical Society & Museum

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