Lancaster County , Nebraska

Lancaster County: County in Nebraska, United States

Lancaster County locator map
Location of Lancaster County on Nebraska map.

About

Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 285,407 and a population density of 130 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 320,650 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lincoln. The county was created 167 years ago in 1853.

Lancaster County  Nebraska courthouse from SE image
Lancaster County Nebraska courthouse from SE
Lancaster County  Nebraska courthouse from SE image

Geography

Lancaster County is located at 40°47'3"N 96°41'16"W (40.7841700, -96.6877600). It has 8 neighbors: Butler County, Cass County, Gage County, Johnson County, Otoe County, Saline County, Saunders County and Seward County.

Lancaster County map

The largest city of Lancaster County is Lincoln with a population of 290,505. Other cities include, Waverly population 4,128, Hickman population 2,456, Hallam population 269 and Sprague population 150. See all Lancaster County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lancaster County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 3 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. more

Lancaster County Quick Facts

Population : 320,650 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
Different from : Lancaster County, Lancaster County, Lancaster County
Twitter username : lancastercone
Area : 2193 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Lancaster County
Capital : Lincoln
Establishment : January 01, 1854
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:25:36 (27th October 2021)
Density : 146 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.99% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Lancaster County has 8 neighbours.

  • Lincoln

Demographics

The population of Lancaster County increased by 10.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 285,407 - census
2011 289,914 1.55% estimation process
2012 293,431 1.2% estimation process
2013 297,109 1.24% estimation process
2014 302,622 1.82% estimation process
2015 306,096 1.13% estimation process
2016 310,306 1.36% estimation process
2017 313,772 1.1% estimation process
2018 316,527 0.87% estimation process
2019 319,090 0.8% estimation process
2020 320,650 0.49% estimation process

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People born in Lancaster County (2)

People born in Lancaster County, including baseball player Leon Riley, politician Charles J. Warner, you can see a list of people who born in Lancaster County.

Other places with the same name (4)

Lancaster County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lancaster County.

City Name Population Title
Lincoln 290,505 City in and state capital of Nebraska, United States
Waverly 4,128 City in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America
Hickman 2,456 City in Nebraska, USA
Bennet 990 Village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States
Firth 619 Village in Nebraska
Malcolm 412 Village in Nebraska, United States
Roca 358 Village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States
Panama 277 Village in Nebraska, United States
Hallam 269 Human settlement in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America
Denton 207 Town in Nebraska, United States
Raymond 188 Village in Nebraska
Davey 153 United States, a village
Sprague 150 Human settlement in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America

Nebraska Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Douglas County 574,332 County in Oregon, United States
Omaha 478,393 County seat of Douglas County, Nebraska, United States
Lincoln 290,505 City in and state capital of Nebraska, United States
Sarpy County 188,856 County in Nebraska, United States
Hall County 61,028 County in Nebraska, United States
Bellevue 53,270 City in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States
Grand Island 51,004 City in Hall County, Nebraska
Buffalo County 50,114 County in Wisconsin, United States
Dodge County 36,222 County in Nebraska, United States
Scotts Bluff County 35,299 County in Nebraska, United States
Madison County 34,813 County in Nebraska, United States
Lincoln County 34,347 County in Nebraska, United States
Kearney 34,235 City in and county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States
Platte County 33,364 County in Nebraska, United States
Adams County 31,321 County in Nebraska, United States
Cass County 26,232 County in Nebraska, United States