Gage, a S. E. county of Nebraska, bordering on Kansas, and intersected by Big Blue river; area, about 900 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 3,359. The surface is diversified; the soil fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 129,233 bushels of wheat, 140,180 of Indian corn, 42,586 of oats, 20,122 of potatoes, and 5,316 tons of hay. There were 1,088 horses, 835 milch cows, 1,527 other cattle, 1,979 sheep, and 2,020 swine. Capital, Beatrice.