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Nebraska gets its name from an Indian word meaning "flat water" after the Platte River that flows through the state. The Nebraska Territory was formed in 1854 at the same time as the Kansas Territory. Nebraska was admitted into the Union in 1867 as the 37th state. Its nickname, "Cornhusker State," refers to the way that corn (a leading product of the state) was commonly harvested, "husking" it by hand, before the invention of husking machinery. Another nickname, the "Beef State," refers to one of Nebraska's main industries, cattle. Omaha has been a major meatpacking center since the 1880s. Although Omaha was the territorial capital, Lincoln, named in honor of the 16th president, is the state capital. The flower is the goldenrod. ...Read more here: Nebraska - The Cornhusker State

Capital City:
Lincoln
Nickname:
Cornhusker State
Motto:
Equality before the law
Statehood:
March 1, 1867 (37th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on an Otos Indian word that means "flat water," referring to the Platte River
Largest Cities:
Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Bellevue, Kearney
Border States:
Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Wyoming
Land Area:
78,878 sq.mi., 15th largest
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State Flower:
Goldenrod (solidago)
State Tree:
Eastern Cottonwood (populus deltoides)
State Song:
Beautiful Nebraska

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Nebraska Schools

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Elementary Schools

Creek Valley Elementary School
(308) 874-2911
6th & Hayward Box 608
Chappell, NE 69129
Gretna Elementary School
(402) 332-3341
801 South St
Gretna, NE 68028

Middle Schools

Bellevue Mission Middle School
(402) 293-4260
2202 Washington St
Bellevue, NE 68005
Waverly Middle School
(402) 786-2348
14621 Heywood St Box 426
Waverly, NE 68462

High Schools

Ravenna Senior High
(308) 452-3249
41750 Carthage Rd Bx 8400
Ravenna, NE 68869
Plattsmouth Alternative Sch
(402) 296-3322
1916 E Hwy 34
Plattsmouth, NE 68048

Sex Offender Information for Nebraska

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Nebraska, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.nsp.state.ne.us/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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