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Lincoln City Facts

CountryUSA (United States of America)
Total Area75.4 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates40.8000º N, 96.6667º W
Time ZoneCST (UTC−06:00)
Area Code402
Major ReligionCatholic, Christian
MuseumsMuseum of American Speed,Lincoln Children's Museum,International Quilt Study Center and Museum, Sheldon Museum of Art
UniversitiesUniversity of Nebraska
Official Websitelincoln.ne.gov/

Tourist attractions:
  • Sunken Gardens
  • Nebraska State Capitol
  • Lied Center for the Performing Arts
  • Pioneer Park and Nature Center
  • Lincoln Children's Zoo
  • Antelope Park

Lincoln is the capital of U.S state of Nebraska and is the second-largest city in the state. The city has been chosen as the county seat of Lancaster County in 1859. Founded in 1856, Lincoln was a village named Lancaster. Nicknamed as 'Star City', its metropolitan area consists of Lancaster County and Seward County. Amtrak, the national passenger rail system serves a link to Lincoln. The state agencies and offices of Nebraska are located in Lincoln in addition to several United States Government offices. A mayor-council government including mayor and a seven-member city council has the authority over the city.

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Lincoln has been ranked third place for income growth. Service industries are the core provider of its economy. The state government and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln contribute much to the local economy. Banking, information technology, insurance, rail and truck transport are other industries prominent in the city.

Located in a grain and livestock-producing region, Lincoln is a hub for communications, distribution and wholesaling. Industries such as manufacture and repair of locomotives, flour and feed milling, grain storage and diversified manufacturing maintains its healthy economy. Lincoln is also the corporate headquarters of several insurance companies. State government and the University of Nebraska constitute a quarter of the city's economy. Creamery products, farm machinery, farm belts, veterinary supplies, radiator hoses, telephone equipment, biological products, pharmaceutical supplies, plumbing supplies, pumps, motors, motor scooters, wax, filing equipment and office supplies, and printing, lithographic, engraving, metal, stone and concrete products are the main items produced in the city.

Places To Visit:
Lincoln Children's Museum and Haymarket Park are the main centers were children are attracted. Hyde Observatory, Ice Box, James Arthur Vineyards and Winery, National Museum of Roller Skating and the offices of USA Roller Sports entertain the tourists. Lincoln has an extensive park system that is dedicated to children. It has around 100 individual parks like Antelope Park, which contains the Lincoln Children's Zoo and the Sunken Gardens, Woods Park, Holmes Park, Oak Lake Park, Pioneers Park, Tierra Park, and Wilderness Park. The city also offers number of resorts that provides world-class reception to its guests. Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn Lincoln-Heritage Park, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Atwood House Bed & Breakfast, Chase Suite Hotel by Woodfin and Sleep Inn are some of them.

Last Updated on: August 17th, 2017