The county of Nuckolls is located in Nebraska and was founded in 1871. There are 4,500 residents in Nuckolls who have access to courthouses in Nelson. 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 488 residents in Nelson, which is 0.8 square miles and 1,699ft above sea level.