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___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of Lincoln, Nebraska (45-degree view available)
|Satellite view showing Lincoln, capital and the second most populous city of the State of Nebraska (behind Omaha) in the United States, located in the southeastern part of the state.
The city was founded in 1859 when settlers platted a town on the east bank of Salt Creek and named it Lancaster. The idea was the exploitation of salt, which was a precious commodity on the prairie in that time. In 1867 Nebraska became the 37th state and the government was in need for a capital in a more central location than Omaha was. A three-man! commission chose Lancaster, which was then renamed after the sixteenth President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
To insure a firm economic foundation for the capital, the legislature located not only the state government in Lincoln but also other major state institutions -- the university, the penitentiary, and an insane asylum.
Today Lincoln has a population of about 268,000 inhabitants (in 2014).
The city is home to the University of Nebraska.
Just zoom in (+) to see Nebraska State Capitol, one of three of America's skyscraper State Capitol buildings. It is a National Historic Landmark and houses the executive, judicial, and legislative offices of the U.S. State of Nebraska.
The page shows a city map of Lincoln with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Lincoln Airport (IATA code: LNK), about 6.4 mi (10 km) by road, northwest of the city center.
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|View of south Lincoln from the top of the Nebraska State Capitol.
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Tuesday-September-1 2015 15:17Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.|
|City Coordinates: 40°48′35″N 96°40′31″W
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