Lincoln Lancaster County, Nebraska

Lincoln: City in and state capital of Nebraska, United States

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Lincoln is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Its population at the 2010 census was 258,379. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 289,102 inhabitants.

The city was created 165 years ago in 1855.


Lincoln is located at 40°48'0"N 96°40'1"W (40.8000000, -96.6669600).

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Lincoln forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. more

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Lincoln Quick Facts

Population : 289,102 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nebraska (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Different from : Lincoln County
Postal code : 68531–68532, 68588, 68516–68517, 68526–68529, 68583, 68520–68524, 68544, 68542, 68514, 68501–68510, 68512
Phone Area Codes : 402, 531
Official name : Lincoln
Legislative body : city council
Named for : Abraham Lincoln
Altitude : 1,175 feet / 358 meters
Capital city : Lincoln is capital of Lancaster County, Nebraska
Establishment : January 01, 1856 (165 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:59:03 (4th August 2021)
Population growth : 10.63% (2010-2019)
Weather : 86℉ Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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The population of Lincoln increased by 10.63% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 258,379 - census
2011 262,690 1.64% estimation process
2012 265,861 1.19% estimation process
2013 269,129 1.21% estimation process
2014 274,128 1.82% estimation process
2015 277,345 1.16% estimation process
2016 281,339 1.42% estimation process
2017 284,527 1.12% estimation process
2018 286,930 0.84% estimation process
2019 289,102 0.75% estimation process

Lincoln zip code is 68502. County name: Lancaster, County fips: 31109

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People born in Lincoln (200)

People born in Lincoln, including actress, film producer Hilary Swank, politician Charles F. McLaughlin, actress Leslie Brooks, you can see a list of people who born in Lincoln.


College & universities near Lincoln

Code Name City ZIP
180878 Bryan College of Health Sciences Lincoln (NE) 68506
448284 Doane University-Graduate and Professional Studies Lincoln (NE) 68504
181242 Purdue University Global-Lincoln Lincoln (NE) 68508
181738 Union College Lincoln (NE) 68506
181640 Southeast Community College Area Lincoln (NE) 68510-2449

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lincoln

Code Name Address Type
LNK Lincoln 201 North 7th St. RAIL
OMA Omaha 1003 S. 9th Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (21)

Other cities in Lancaster County

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

City Name Population Title
Waverly 4,075 City in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America
Hickman 2,371 City in Nebraska, USA
Bennet 977 Village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States
Firth 627 Village in Nebraska
Malcolm 406 Village in Nebraska, United States
Roca 350 Village in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States
Panama 274 Village in Nebraska, United States
Hallam 266 Human settlement in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America
Denton 206 Town in Nebraska, United States
Raymond 185 Village in Nebraska
Davey 154 United States, a village
Sprague 151 Human settlement in Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lincoln distances to largest Nebraska cities

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