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Lancaster County, Nebraska

county in Nebraska, United States

Lancaster County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 285,407,[1] making it the second-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is Lincoln,[2] the state capital. The county was created in 1859.

Lancaster County, Nebraska
Lancaster County, Nebraska courthouse from SE.JPG
Lancaster County Courthouse in Lincoln
Location within Nebraska
Location within Nebraska
Map of the United States highlighting Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
Founded1859
SeatLincoln
Largest cityLincoln
Area
 • Total846 sq mi (2,191 km2)
 • Land838 sq mi (2,170 km2)
 • Water8.8 sq mi (23 km2), 1.0%
Population
 • (2010)285,407
 • Density341/sq mi (132/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitelancaster.ne.gov

Lancaster County is part of the Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 21, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.