Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 285,407,making
it the second-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is
Lincoln, the state capital. The county was created in 1859, and the
original county seat was the village of Lancaster.
Lancaster County is part of the Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In the Nebraska license plate system, Lancaster County was represented by the prefix
2 (it had the second-largest number of vehicles registered in the state
when the license plate system was established in 1922). In 2002, the
state discontinued the 1922 system in Lancaster, Douglas and Sarpy counties.
CITY OF LINCOLN
is the capital of the State of Nebraska and the second-most populous
city in Nebraska. Lincoln is also the county seat of Lancaster County.
Lincoln is located in the southeastern part of Nebraska and is in the
Lincoln metropolitan (statistical) area. Lincoln's population in 2014
was estimated at 272,996.
Lincoln was founded as the village of Lancaster
on the wild salt flats of what was to become Lancaster County. A short
time later, Lancaster was renamed Lincoln and became Nebraska's capital.
Sometimes referred to as the "Star City," many of Lincoln's primary
employers fall within the service and manufacturing industries,
including a growing high tech sector. The city is the home of the University of Nebraska, has an unemployment rate of 2.1% (September 2015, preliminary) and has the second tallest capitol building in the United States.
This site is under new construction. Please be patient. More to come.
If you are interested in assisting with material for Lancaster County and the City of Lincoln, I am seeking a County Coordinator assistant. Please send me an email with how you would like to help. Please include in the subject line LANCASTER COUNTY ASSISTANCE. Thank you. Denise
This site is dedicated to the memory of
Kathie Harrison, long time coordinator for Lancaster County. She will be missed!
NOTE: We do not have anyone available to do lookups or take
tombstone photos for any of the cemeteries in Lancaster County and
I personally do not own any cemetery books. If you can do lookups
or take tombstone photos as a volunteer, please let me know by
emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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