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Lincoln, Nebraska (NE)

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Where is the Capital of Nebraska?
The Map of Nebraska (NE) shows the location of the state capital in the "Cornhusker State". Nebraska has 93 counties, and the capital of the State is Lincoln. On a map, the capital city is always indicated by a star. Interesting fun facts about Lincoln including its history, location, county, current population, size of the city and the nickname of Lincoln, Nebraska.


The Map of Nebraska and map provides an outline of the state, which covers 77,358 square miles. The size of the state's capital city, Lincoln, is 90.36 square miles. Test your recognition skills of the map of the state, and knowledge of its capital, with our State Maps Quiz Game.

Map of Nebraska


Where is Lincoln located?
The location of Lincoln is in the south eastern part of the state. The city is located in Lincoln county, Nebraska.

Capital of Nebraska - Lincoln
Each of the 50 states have their own capital city. The city of Lincoln is the capital of the state. The capital does not have to be the largest city in the state, but is usually centrally located either geographically or by population.

The capital is the prominent city, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of the state where the state legislature, senate, governor, mayor and other state offices are located.

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Where is Nebraska? (NE)

The State of Nebraska is located the central United States in the area of the Great Plains.


History & Facts on Lincoln, the Capital of Nebraska
The History and Fast, fun facts about Lincoln, the capital city of Nebraska:

History & Facts about Lincoln, Nebraska - Fast Fact Sheet

Fact 1: The Capital of the State of , Nebraska is Lincoln although the largest city is Omaha

Fact 2: The Nebraska Area covers 77,358 square miles and the size of the capital is 90.36 square miles

Fact 3: The population of the capital city is 265,404. Nickname "Steak Capital of the World"
Fact 4: It is the county seat of Lincoln county

Fact 5: History - The area was first explored by French fur traders during the 1700s.

Fact 6: History - The Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804 to 1806) then reported on the area.

Fact 7: History - In 1819 Fort Atkinson was built, acting as a meeting place and protecting the early inhabitants of the area.

Fact 8: History - Lincoln was officially established in the year, 1856 although it was actually named as Lancaster.

Fact 9: History - In 1865 Lancaster was renamed in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, who had recently been assassinated

Facts about the Population of Lincoln, Nebraska
The number of people, or the population of the capital city of Lincoln, obviously changes constantly but the government statistics for the 2012 population of Lincoln was 265,404, which provides a good indication of the number of inhabitants of the city.

Lincoln, Nebraska - Homework Help for Kids
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