The following is a list of the 93 counties in the U.S. state
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Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River....
, listed by name, FIPS code
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and license plate
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Nebraska's postal abbreviation is NE
and its FIPS state code
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When many counties were formed, the bills establishing them did not state the honoree's full name; thus the namesakes of several counties, including Brown
-Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 3,525 people, 1,530 households, and 996 families residing in the county. The population density was 3 people per square mile . There were 1,916 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile...
-History:Deuel County was formed in 1889. It was named after Harry Porter Deuel, an early pioneer in this area.-Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 2,098 people, 908 households, and 601 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile . There were...
-Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 6,339 people, 2,413 households, and 1,705 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile . There were 2,673 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile...
, and possibly Harlan
-History:Prior to 1870, the portion of the Republican valley that now includes Harlan County was a prized hunting ground for the Native Americans; and the threat of attack deterred white settlement in the area...
, are known only by their surnames.
Former counties of Nebraska:
- Clay (1855-64) Formed from Un-organized and dissolved into Gage and Lancaster County.
- Jackson (1855-6) Formed from Un-Organized and dissolved to the Fillmore County and Un-Organized.
- Johnson (1855-6) Formed from Un-Organized and dissolved to Un-organized
- Blackbird (1855-88) Formed from Burt County and dissolved to Thurston County
- Loup (1855-6) Formed from Burt and Un-Organized and then dissolved Madison, Monroe and Platte Counties
- Jones (1856-66) Formed from Un-Organized and dissolved into Jefferson County.
- Grant, Harrison, Jackson, Lynn, Monroe and Taylor counties listed in 1870 (But no proof on where)