Paddock, Holt County, Nebraska

Paddock is an unincorporated community in Holt County, Nebraska, United States.[1]


A post office was established at Paddock in the 1870s.[2] It was named for Algernon Paddock, a U.S. Senator from Nebraska.[3] Paddock was the county seat of Holt County from 1876 to 1879.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Paddock, Holt County, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Holt County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 78. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6. A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  4. ^ A. T. Andreas, "History of the state of Nebraska", The Western Historical Company, 1882 (transcribed by Susan Martin-Rott). Retrieved 2010-03-03.

Coordinates: 42°46′41″N 98°37′08″W / 42.77806°N 98.61889°W / 42.77806; -98.61889