There are 2 US Post Offices in Stanton County serving a total of 3,075 residents equating to 1,538 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 4,908 packages are handled across the 2 county post offices annually. Stanton County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,129. Its county seat is Stanton. The county was formed in 1856 and organized in 1867. It was first called Izard County until 1862, when it was renamed for Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War during the administration of President Abraham Lincoln. Stanton County is part of the Norfolk, NE Micropolitan Statistical Area. In the Nebraska license plate system, Stanton County is represented by the prefix 53 (it had the 53rd-largest number of vehicles registered in the county when the license plate system was established in 1922)."