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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

Cody Elementary School
(308) 535-7132
2000 W 2nd St
North Platte, NE 69103
Washington Elementary School
(308) 995-4339
115 8th Ave Po Box 2002
Holdrege, NE 68949

Middle Schools

Sidney Middle School
(308) 254-5853
1122 19th Ave
Sidney, NE 69162
Chadron Middle School
(308) 432-0708
551 E 6th St
Chadron, NE 69337

High Schools

Stanton High School
(402) 439-2250
1007 Kingwood St Box 749
Stanton, NE 68779
Hershey High School
(308) 368-5573
301 S Lincoln Box 369
Hershey, NE 69143

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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