About Merrick County
- Land Area: 485 square miles
- Population (2003): 8,134
- County Seat: Central City
- Towns and Population (2003): Central City, 2,946; Chapman, 337; Clarks, 349; Palmer, 456; Silver Creek, 432.
- Public School Districts: Central City Public Schools, Central City; Chapman Public Schools, Chapman; Palmer Public Schools, Palmer; Silver Creek Public Schools, Silver Creek.
- Private School Districts: Nebraska Christian Schools, Central City; Zion Lutheran Elementary School, St. Libory.
- Merrick County Quick Facts: U.S. Census Bureau
- Merrick County Map Stats: FedStats and more FedStats
- Maps: Various County Maps