Monday, September 10, 2018

September - Week 37 - Nebraska - the Cornhusker State

37 Nebraska
Date admitted to the US – March 1, 1867
Postal abbreviation – NE
Capital – Lincoln
Area – 77,353.73 [16th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 1,826,341 [38th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 23.8 [43rd largest in the US]
Area codes – 308, 402
Zip codes – 68001 - 69367
Number of counties – 93
State nickname –  Cornhusker State
State motto – Equality before the law  

State Flag of Nebraska
Fun facts
-Nebraska was once called "The Great American Desert"
-Nebraska has more miles of river than any other state
-The Union Pacific's Bailey Yards, in North Platte, is the largest rail classification complex in the world
-Nebraska is the only state in the union with a unicameral (one house) legislature
--The 911 emergency communication system was developed and first used in Lincoln, Nebraska
-Nebraska has more underground water reserves than any other state in the continental US
-The Nebraska Cornhuskers have been to a record 27 consecutive bowl games and 27 consecutive winning seasons
-Cozad, Nebraska is located on the 100th Meridian where the humid east meets the arid west

Law Schools
-Creighton University School of Law 
-University of Nebraska College of Law

Military facts
Military bases

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