Bassett is a city in Rock County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 743 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Rock County.
Bassett is located at 42°35′2″N 99°32′14″W / 42.58389°N 99.53722°W / 42.58389; -99.53722 (42.583787, -99.537342).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.