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Burwell is a city in Garfield County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,210 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Garfield County.HistoryBurwell was platted in 1883. In 1887, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to Burwell.Burwell is host to "Nebraska's Big Rodeo", an annual event usually held the last weekend of July. This has been an important event for the town's economy and has been a staple for over 80 years.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.04sqmi, all of it land.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,210 people, 574 households, and 312 families residing in the city. The population density was 1163.5PD/sqmi. There were 667 housing units at an average density of 641.3/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.Our United States itinerary maker combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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