established March 1, 1867 formerly known as Nebraska Territory
flag of Nebraska
seal of Nebraska
Nebraska two letter code: NE
capital: Lincoln est. 1867
Antelope State
Beef State
Cornhusker State
Bugeating State
Blackwater State
The Good Life
Tree Planters State
101 Counties:
Adams County
Adams County/Clay County
Antelope County
Arthur County
Banner County
Blaine County
Boone County
Box Butte County
Boyd County
Brown County
Buffalo County
Burt County
Butler County
Cass County
Cedar County
Chase County
Cherry County
Cheyenne County
Clay County
Colfax County
Cuming County
Custer County
Dakota County
Dakota County/Thurston County/Dixon County
Dawes County
Dawson County
Deuel County
Dixon County
Dodge County
Douglas County
Dundy County
Fillmore County
Franklin County
Frontier County
Furnas County
Gage County
Garden County
Garfield County
Gosper County
Grant County
Greeley County
Hall County
Hamilton County
Harlan County
Harlan County/Furnas County
Hayes County
Hitchcock County
Hitchcock County/Hayes County
Holt County
Hooker County
Howard County
Jefferson County
Johnson County
Kearney County
Keith County
Keya Paha County
Kimball County
Knox County
Lancaster County
Lincoln County
Logan County
Loup County
Madison County
Madison County/Antelope County
McPherson County
Merrick County
Morrill County
Nance County
Nemaha County
Nuckolls County
Otoe County
Pawnee County
Perkins County
Phelps County
Pierce County
Platte County
Platte County/Madison County
Polk County
Red Willow County
Richardson County
Rock County
Saline County
Sarpy County
Saunders County
Scotts Bluff County
Seward County
Sheridan County
Sherman County
Sioux County
Stanton County
Thayer County
Thomas County
Thomas County/Blaine County
Thurston County
Valley County
Washington County
Wayne County
Wayne County/Dixon County
Webster County
Wheeler County
York County
6 Neighboring States:
South Dakota
2 Areacodes:
308     402    
Airport : 198
Heliport : 34
Seaplane Base : 1
Electoral Votes: 5
State Motto: Equality before the law
Highest point in Nebraska: Panorama Point , 5426 feet
fossil Woolly mammothColumbian mammothImperial mammoth
fossil scientific name Mammuthus primigeniusMammuthus columbiMammuthus imperator
tree Eastern Cottonwood
tree binomial nomenclature Populus deltoides
flower Goldenrod
flower scientificname Solidago gigantea
grass Little bluestem
grass scientific name Schizachyrium scoparium (Andropogon scoparius)
fish Channel catfish
fish binomial nomenclature Ictalurus punctatus
bird Western Meadowlark
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
land mammal White-tailed deer
rock or stone Prairie agate
gemstone Blue Agate
zipcodes for Nebraska : 68001 68002 68003 68004 68005 68007 68008
all 602 zipcodes for Nebraska
Crime Chart Nebraska Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 1,881,503 318,857,056
violent crimes 5,2751,197,987
violent crime rate280.4375.7
murder and manslaughter5414,249
murder and manslaughter rate2.94.5
rape rate45.836.6
robbery rate55.4102.2
aggravated assault3,316741,291
aggravated assault rate176.2232.5
property crimes47,4798,277,829
property crime rate2523.52596.1
burglary rate422.5542.5
larceny theft35,0745,858,496
larceny theft rate1864.11837.3
motor vechicle theft4,455689,527
motor vehicle theft rate236.8216.2
Beatrice (12,388)
Bellevue (55,510)
Chalco (10,811)
Columbus (22,797)
Fremont (26,474)
Grand Island (51,440)
Hastings (24,924)
Kearney (33,021)
La Vista (16,921)
Lexington (10,075)
Lincoln (277,348)
Norfolk (24,366)
North Platte (24,194)
Omaha (443,885)
Papillion (19,510)
Scottsbluff (14,802)
South Sioux City (13,319)