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1876 Nebraska map, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Nebraska

Territory: 1855–1867
Statehood: 1 Mar 1867
37th state of the United States

Bordering states:
North: South Dakota
South: Kansas
East: Iowa, Missouri (SE)
West: Colorado, Wyoming

Capital: Lincoln

Largest city: Omaha

Map: Nebraska, 1876, (click map to enlarge), Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Counties: Original eight counties: Burt, Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Forney, Pierce, Richardson, and Washington. Nebraska County Creation Dates and Parent Counties. Counties in 2020: 93.

Resources

Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites

1866 Nebraska Constitution

Brian P Croft, “Mapping Nebraska, 1866-1871: County Boundaries, Real and Imagined,” Nebraska History.

Nebraska Access, Nebraska Library Commission,

Nebraska State Historical Society Publications

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 1, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1918.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 2, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1919.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 3, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1920.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 4, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1921.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 5, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1922.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 6, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1923.

Nebraska History and Record of Pioneer Days, vol. 7, Addison Erwin Sheldon, editor, Nebraska State Historical Society, 1923.

Maps

Nebraska Maps, Library of Congress

Nebraska Landowner Maps, Library of Congress

Interactive Map of Nebraska County Formation History, Maps of U.S.

Historical Maps Works: Nebraska

Manuscripts

Nebraska Manuscripts, Archive Grid

Nebraska Manuscripts, Library of Congress

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