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It all depends on what time of year you are visiting and what part of NE you are visiting... If you are looking for good family things to do we have the one and only Henry Doorly Zoo. If you're in to outdoors stuff maybe try the Badlands National park.
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How did Nebraska get its name?

Étienne de Veniard, sieur de Bourgmont in 1714, named the majorriver flowing through the land the Nebraskier , which is anOto word meaning "flat water". (The French word for "flat" is"Platte".) source: WikiPedia "Platte River" unknown source states the French adopted the word "Nebraska" forthe land, referring to the river. The word Nebraska comes from an Indian word for flat water,refering to the Platte river. When the french came into the statethey adopted the name for the land. Nebraska got its name from an Indian word that means flat water theplatte river flows through the state The state of Nebraska is actually named after the Platte River fromthe French meaning "broad river." The Omaha Indians called theriver "ibôápka" also meaning "broad river." Étienne de Veniard, sieur de Bourgmont in 1714, named the major river flowing through the land the Nebraskier , which is an Oto word meaning "flat water". (The French word for "flat" is "Platte".) source: WikiPedia "Platte River" unknown source states the French adopted the word "Nebraska" for the land, referring to the river. .

What is the abbreviation for Nebraska?

The abbreviation for Nebraska NE. Nebraska's abbreviation is NE. The postal abbreviation for Nebraska is NE. Another common abbreviation is Nebr.. NE NE NE NE

What borders Nebraska?

To the west, Wyoming and Colorado, to the north is South Dakota, to the East Iowa and Missouri, to the south Kansas

What is the continent for Nebraska?

Nebraska. Country :- United States of America Sub Continent :- North America. Continent :- The Americas.. Hemispheres Northern and Western.. Planet: Earth.

Where is Nebraska located?

Nebraska is located right in the middle of the country. It is south of North and South Dakota on the Great plains, and north of Kansas. To its west is Colorado and to the east is Iowa and northern Missouri.

Who discovered Nebraska?

French-Canadian explorers (including the Mallet brothers in 1739) traversed the territory of Nebraska on their way to trade in Santa Fe Historical Native American tribes living in Nebraska have included the Omaha, Missouria, Ponca, Pawnee, Otoe, and various branches of the Lakota (Sioux)

What is Nebraskas song?

The official state song of Nebraska is "Beautiful Nebraska." Themusic was written by Jim Fras and the words were written by JimFras and Guy G. Miller and it became Nebraska's state song in 1967.

Does Nebraska have mountains?

nebraska is a well known state and there not so many mountain that why people will not talk aboutthem. so on my hand i will say yes just one but that one is not so high that the resond people don't talk about it.

Does Nebraska have a panhandle?

The Nebraska panhandle is thewestern area of the state. It is a rectangular area that bordersthe states of South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado.

Is Nebraska in the US?

yes, it is located in the midwestern region of the United States. Nebraska is a major crop and cattle producer, feeding many families across america.

Animals in Nebraska?

Well here are some of them... WhiteTail Deer Racoons Possum Bobcats Mountain Lions Catfish Bass Horses Cows Pigs Chickens Toads Frogs Birds Thats just some of the killer awesome animals dude Hope this help you out Killa RS

Why is Nebraska unique?

First State to join the Union after the Civil War. . Lots of cattle and corn. . The only State with a unicameral legislature. All the members call themselves State Senators, are elected without party affiliation and can overide a veto by a majority of 60 percent instead of the usual 2/3rd number in all other states.

Where is Omaha Nebraska?

A few miles away from the border line of Nebraska and Iowa, and just north of the mouth of the Platte River. Just a little from carter lake. Actually not much.

What is a Nebraska man?

a supposed human ancestor, based on the discovery of a single tooth that was later found to belong to an extinct pig

What are facts about Nebraska?

1. FIRST TO INVENT STROBE LIGHTS.. 2. CAME UP WITH THE 911 EMERGENCY SYSTEM.. 3. UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN,NE HAS THE LARGEST WORKOUT ROOM/WEIGHT ROOM IN THE COUNTRY.. 4.THE CAPITAL BUILDING COSTS 9,800,440.07 DOLLARS.. 5. LARGEST HIALSTONE EVER WAS THE SIZE OF A SOCCER BALL. 1. in the old days there were no trees all the trees we planted in nebraska 2. the middle of the united states is located in nebraska 3. our football team was know as the tree planters insted of huskers 4.Kearney , ne is were kool-aid was invented 5.Johnny Carson's family house is located in norfolk, ne

Facts about Nebraska?

It has good soil aslo has a a ppcorn field also having to have many nea state friends

Who is the congressperson from Nebraska?

Senators - Ben Nelson (the only Nebraska Democrat on the national level) & Chuck Hagel\n. \nRepresentitives - Jeff Fortenberry, Lee Terry, & Adrian Smith\n. \n(it took me just three minutes to answer this one). To cover Nebraska adequately, I'll give you all of the current information on the representatives of your state. Governor = Dave Heineman (Republican) Lt. Governor = Rick Sheehy (Republican) U.S. Senators = Ben Nelson (Democrat) & Mike Johanns (Republican) Congressional Delegation = Jeff Fortenberry (Republican), Lee Terry (Rebpublican), and Adrian Smith (Republican).

Cities in Nebraska?

Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Fremont, Hastings, Norfolk, North Platte, Columbus, Papillion, La Vista, Scottsbluff, Beatrice, South Sioux City, Lexington

Where is Mullen Nebraska?

Mullen, Nebraska is located about 150 miles east of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, on the more Western side of the state. It is north of North Platte off of Highway 83, west of Thedford. If coming from Scottsbluff, it is east of Hyannis on Highway 385.

Are there wolves in Nebraska?

Yes we have the eastern gray wolf and are considered a endangered species with an estamated 2300 to a posible 4000 left their population is on the rise and will soon be taken off the endangered spiecies list. As of now it is illigal to kill one and would lead to a fedral offense with a sentance of up to 10 years

Is Nebraska dry?

Nebraska is typically a dry area, with much of it experiencing drought like conditions a lot of the time. However, Nebraska sits on the Ogallala Aquifer, which is one of the largest in the world.

Where are Nebraska feedlots?

Beef is a major industry in Nebraska. As such, there are feedlots all over the place! There really isn't a definable region of where they are and where they aren't.

What is Nebraska popular for?

Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. Nebraska is the 16th most extensive, the 38th most populous, and the 8th least densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River. Once considered part of the Great American Desert, Nebraska is now a leading farming and ranching state.

What are the landforms in Nebraska?

Even though I live in Nebraska I don't know all of the landforms. I know for sure that Chimney Rock is a famous landform. It was used as a landmark for people who were following the Oregon Trail. Another landform is the Ogallala Aquifer. It's basically a huge natural storage of water underground. One last one is the sand hills. They are what their name says they are. They're more impressive if you look at pictures, though. That's all I can think of at this point that are well-known landforms. Thanks for your time!

What can you do in Nebraska?

You can go hiking,have a picnic,go to sporting events,and spend time outside.You may also look at the beauty in Nebraska.

Is Nebraska big?

Nebraska has an area of 77,354 square miles which makes it the 16th largest US State. No, it would not be considered big if compared to Alaska, but it is king sized when compared to Rhode Island.

Tell me were is Nebraska?

Nebraska is in the Central United States. It is south of South Dakota, North of Kansas, East of Wyoming and Colorado, and West of Iowa.

What conference is Nebraska in?

nebraska's main university, the univeristy of nebraska Lincoln was in the big twelve, but has just recently switched to the big ten as of 2011.

Was there an earthquake in Nebraska?

Since 1867, the year Nebraska became a state, at least 7 earthquakes have originated within Nebraska's boundaries. The strongest of these occurred on November 15, 1877 with an intensity of at least VII based on the Modified Mercalli scale of earthquake intensity from I to XII. This scale replaced the Rossi-Forel scale in 1902, although some countries still use it. It has been modified multiple times throughout the century. The most recent earthquake in Nebraska occurred on October 15, 1972. Its magnitude was calculated as a 3.7 on the Richter Magnitude Scale (named after Charles F. Richter).

What size is Nebraska?

Nebraska has a total area of 77,355 square miles ( 200,350 square kilometers), making it the fifteenth largest state in the US.

Where are the mountains in Nebraska?

Technically, there is not a mountain range in Nebraska. In the panhandle (west side) of the state there are the Wildcat Hills and the Scottsbluff National Monument, which is made up of a collection of bluffs.

What colleges are in Nebraska?

Private Colleges & University Name Address Bellevue University Bellevue Clarkson College Omaha College of Saint Mary Omaha Concordia University Seward Creighton University 2500 California Plaza, Omaha Dana College Blair Grace University Omaha Midland Lutheran College Fremont Nebraska Christian College Papillion Nebraska Methodist College Omaha Summit Christian College Gering Union College Lincoln York College York Public Colleges & University Name Address Chadron State College Chadron Peru State College Peru University of Nebraska at Kearney Kearney University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha Wayne State College Wayne Community colleges Name Address Central Community College Columbus Little Priest Tribal College Winnebago Metropolitan Community College Omaha Mid-Plains Community College McCook Nebraska Indian Community College Macy Northeast Community College Norfolk Southeast Community College Lincoln Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff

When will it snow in Nebraska?

Typically the snowiest months are December - February, although we do get snow as early as October and as late as May.

Who is the governor of Nebraska?

The current Governor of Nebraska is Dave Heineman (R). Heineman assumed office as the 39th Governor of Nebraska on January 20, 2005 with the departure of Governor Mike Johanns for a US cabinet position. His second elected term as governor extends from January 2011 to January 2015.

Where are rattlers in Nebraska?

In the extreme Southeast section, Richardson County, there are three venomous snakes. Timber Rattler, Mississauga Rattler and the Copperhead. As a rule you won't see a Prairie Rattler until you are well west of Grand Island. That doesn't mean they can't be there, it's just they are more prominent the further west you go. In Northern Nebraska, it's primarily west of O'Neill.

What is it like in Nebraska?

If you like fried chicken, sweet tea and larry the cable guy youll like nebraska. if u like arts and french cuisine and big city stuff youd like omaha; it really is in a class of its own.

Does it rain in Nebraska?

Approximatley, 150 inches a year. If it is a very wet year, you could see up to 200 inches of rain .

When will WWE be in Nebraska?

personally im not sure but if you go onto wwe.com and go to upcoming events in your area you can find out im not sure on their tour schedule

Is Nebraska a noun?

Nebraska is a noun, the name of a state and a proper noun; always capitalize the names of states.

What is Nebraska animal?

Black-footed Ferret,Coyote,Cottontail Rabbit,Bobwhite Quail,Beaver,Bobcat,Black bear,Mink,Mountain Lion,Muskrat,Opossum,Raccoon,River Otters,Mountain Plover,Least Tern,Bald Eagles,Sandhills Cranes,Whooping Cranes,Prairie dogs,Southern Flying Squirrel,White-Tailed Deer,Mule Deer,Pronghorn Antelope,Turkey,Elk,Bighorn Sheep.

Does Nebraska have hurricanes?

No. Hurricanes only occur over warm ocean water and weaken quickly once they hit land. So Nebraska is too far inland to get hurricanes. It does, however, get plenty of tornadoes.

How did Nebraska get its shape?

Kansas-Nebraska act helped shaped nebraska southern border duringcivil war and slavery. On the southwest border with colorado andwestern border of nebraska into wyoming its shaped like a panhandledue to the way the surveryors wanted colorado and wyoming to beshaped. Gold and and silver was very important to colorado andwyoming so they shifted nebraska western half to be a panhandle.The northern border with South Dakota was influenced by missouririver and so surveyors drew a straight line from the river west on43 paralell north to wyoming. On the eastern border with Iowa themissouri river was a major influence of the eastern border.

What is there to do in Brule Nebraska?

In Brule, Nebraska, there are many fun and enjoyable things to do. Most importantly, one can play golf in the rural golf course in Brule, Nebraska for fun.

What does Nebraska mean?

It is derived from the Oto Indian word nebrathka, meaning "flat water" (for the Platte River).