The county of Dawes is located in Nebraska and was founded in 1885. There are 9,182 residents in Dawes who have access to courthouses in Chadron. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Nebraska is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 5,851 residents in Chadron, which is 3.9 square miles and 3,379ft above sea level.