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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
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
Airports in Nebraska There are 91 airports in Nebraska for public use. There are no international airports in Nebraska but the state has many important regional airports that see a huge traffic. The Nebraska airports are well connected to the rest of USA and are an important changeover destination for many travelers. The primary airports in Nebraska are the Lincoln Airport at Lincoln, Eppley Airfield at Omaha, North Platte Regional Airport at North Platte and the Kearny Municipal Airport at Kearny. The Lincoln Airport in Nebraska is an important one as it sees many travelers every year. The airport has people to assist passengers and is well equipped to meet the needs of the disabled. It has special parking lots for the disabled, wheel chair accessible restrooms, TDD phones, elevators and escalators, ATMs, free luggage carts for use in the terminal and wireless Internet service within the terminal that can be used for a small payment. It also has a restaurant, a news and gift shop and a lounge where one can enjoy their snacks in a relaxed manner. The airlines that serve this airport are United Airlines, Allegiant Air, and Northwest Airlink. The Eppley Airfield at Omaha is another of the major airports in Nebraska. This airport sees nearly 4 million travelers each year. The airport has many amenities such as two food courts, three snack bars, a lounge, foreign currency exchange, three shoe shine stands, retail and specialty shops, ATMs, wireless Internet access in the concourse areas and laptop workstations that have a high speed of Internet connectivity. The airlines that serve this airport are United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, Northwest Airlines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, US Airways and Southwest Airlines. One can book the tickets of the above-mentioned airlines, online. Some airlines also offer discounts and special fares for the online booking of their tickets. The other important airports in Nebraska are at Chadron, Gordon, Valentine, Ainsworth, O'Neill, Norfolk, Alliance, Scottsbluff, Ogallala, Imperial, North Platte, MacCook, Hastings, Grand Island, and Fremont.Read More