Kearney, Nebraska

city in and county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States

Kearney is a city in Nebraska, United States. It is in the south-central part of Nebraska. The city began in the late 19th century. The previous name of the city was Dobytown, but the area was later renamed Kearney.

The 2010 Census recorded the population of Kearney at about 30,800. The city has grown in recent years.