The county of Merrick is located in Nebraska and was founded in 1864. There are 7,845 residents in Merrick who have access to courthouses in Central City. 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 2,934 residents in Central City, which is 2.3 square miles and 1,699ft above sea level. It was settled in 1866 and is governed by a local government.