Holt County, Nebraska

county in Nebraska, United States

Holt County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, 10,435 people lived there.[1] The county seat is O'Neill.[2] It was founded in 1876.[3]

Holt County
Holt County Courthouse in O'Neill
Holt County Courthouse in O'Neill
Map of Nebraska highlighting Holt County
Location within the U.S. state of Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°28′N 98°47′W / 42.46°N 98.78°W / 42.46; -98.78
Country United States
State Nebraska
Named forJoseph Holt
Largest cityO'Neill
 • Total2,417 sq mi (6,260 km2)
 • Land2,412 sq mi (6,250 km2)
 • Water5.1 sq mi (13 km2)  0.2%%
 • Total10,435
 • Density4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Holt County". Nebraska Association of County Officials. Archived from the original on December 16, 2014. Retrieved December 15, 2014.