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Maps Related to Nebraska Where is Nebraska Nebraska Railway Map Nebraska Road Map Nebraska Cities and Towns Map Nebraska Outline Map Nebraska River Map Nebraska County Map Nebraska Golf Courses Map Lincoln City Facts Lincoln is the capital of U.S state of Nebraska and is the second-largest city in the state. The city has been chosen as the county seat of Lancaster County in 1859. Founded in 1856, Lincoln was a village named Lancaster. Nicknamed as 'Star City', its metropolitan area consists of Lancaster County and Seward County. Amtrak, the national passenger rail system serves a link to Lincoln. The state agencies and offices of Nebraska are located in Lincoln in addition to several United States Government offices. A mayor-council government including mayor and a seven-member city council has the authority over the city. Hotels: Staybridge Suites Lincoln Northeast,Residence Inn Lincoln South,New Victorian Suites Lincoln,Hampton Inn & Suites Lincoln,Embassy Suites Lincoln ,Comfort Suites East ,Staybridge Suites Lincoln,Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Lincoln on the Hill and Fairfield Inn Lincoln are some of the best hotels in lincoln. Economy: Lincoln has been ranked third place for income growth. Service industries are the core provider of its economy. The state government and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln contribute much to the local economy. Banking, information technology, insurance, rail and truck transport are other industries prominent in the city. Located in a grain and livestock-producing region, Lincoln is a hub for communications, distribution and wholesaling. Industries such as manufacture and repair of locomotives, flour and feed milling, grain storage and diversified manufacturing maintains its healthy economy. Lincoln is also the corporate headquarters of several insurance companies. State government and the University of Nebraska constitute a quarter of the city's economy. Creamery products, farm machinery, farm belts, veterinary supplies, radiator hoses, telephone equipment, biological products, pharmaceutical supplies, plumbing supplies, pumps, motors, motor scooters, wax, filing equipment and office supplies, and printing, lithographic, engraving, metal, stone and concrete products are the main items produced in the city. Places To Visit: Lincoln Children's Museum and Haymarket Park are the main centers were children are attracted. Hyde Observatory, Ice Box, James Arthur Vineyards and Winery, National Museum of Roller Skating and the offices of USA Roller Sports entertain the tourists. Lincoln has an extensive park system that is dedicated to children. It has around 100 individual parks like Antelope Park, which contains the Lincoln Children's Zoo and the Sunken Gardens, Woods Park, Holmes Park, Oak Lake Park, Pioneers Park, Tierra Park, and Wilderness Park. The city also offers number of resorts that provides world-class reception to its guests. Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn Lincoln-Heritage Park, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Atwood House Bed & Breakfast, Chase Suite Hotel by Woodfin and Sleep Inn are some of them.Read More
About Nebraska Nebraska is the 16th largest state in America by area. The 'Cornhusker State' is famous for pioneer history, fertile agricultural land, ingenious roadside attractions, and unpredictable weather. There are 93 counties in Nebraska The state has two major geographical regions: the Dissected Till Plains and the Great Plains. The state is split into two time zones, Central Time (eastern Nebraska) and Mountain Time (western Nebraska). With an elevation of 1,653 meters, Panorama Point is the highest point in the state. Lincoln is the state capital and has the second tallest capitol building in America. Situated on the Missouri River, Omaha is the largest city of in the state and is referred as the "Gateway to the West." Other major cities in Nebraska are: Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Fremont, and Hastings. Tourist Attractions in Nebraska Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha Scotts Bluff National Monuments Chimney Rock National Historic Site State Capitol in Lincoln Indian Cave State Park Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Fort Robinson State Park Getting In and Around Eppley Airfield (IMA) in Omaha is the busiest airport in Nebraska. Amtrak's California Zephyr, which runs between Chicago and Emeryville in California, traverses the state. The state has more than 80 exits along the Interstate 80 (I-80) which runs from east to west.Read More
Nebraska is a state lying on the Great Plains of the Midwestern part of the United States. Lincoln is the capital of the state and Omaha is the largest city. In NE, a network of state highways is overseen by the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR). Each and every important segment of roads supervised by the state of NE is designated a number, formally State Highway No. X. However, this segment is also called Nebraska Highway X. Both U.S. Highways and Interstate Highways comprise the network, and are assigned per se. If you closely follow a Nebraska Road Map, you will not find any repetition of numbers among the networks. State Highways in Nebraska State Highway signals in NE are similar to a trapezium with a picture of an enclosed farm cart with two oxen at the base. In addition, there is a secondary network of Spurs, Joining Links, and Diversion Roads. All of them are enumerated in line with the alphabetical series of the county they lie in. Diversion Roads or Recreation Roads are specified by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The Nebraska Department of Roads has the overall responsibility of taking care of them. Interstate Highways in NE A comprehensive Nebraska Road Map will show the following Interstate Highways: I-76 Interstate 76 I-80 Interstate 80 I-129 Interstate 129 I-180 Interstate 180 I-480 Interstate 480 I-680 Interstate 680 U.S. Highways in NE You will see the following U.S. Highways in the state:Read More
Located in Midwestern United States, Nebraska is the 16th most extensive state of the country. The state covers an area of 77,358 square miles. The state shares its borders with South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming. The state comprises two major land regions which are the Great Plains and Dissected Till Plains. While the Great Plains which lie in the western part of the state are characterized by treeless prairie, the Dissected Till Plains comprises gently rolling hills. The Sand Hills is one of Nebraska's prominent geographical feature. Sand Hills is spread across 23,000 square miles in the central and west-central territory of Nebraska. It is home to many lakes and marshes. Some prominent rivers that run through the state are Republican River, Platte River, Niobrara River, Missouri River, Keya Paha River, amongst others. The highest point in the state is the Panorama Point which has a height of 1654 meters or 5242 feet. Other prominent mountains in the state are Hogback Mountain, Mount Edna, and Lovers Leap Butte to name a few. MOW.PB.13.12.2016Read More