Geography - United States Map

Capital - Lincoln
Nickname. Cornhusker State.

Population ( 2010 census ) 1,826,341
Motto. Equality Before the Law.
Elevation. Highest, 5,424 feet (1,653 meters), in Johnson Township, southwestern part of Kimball County; lowest, southeastern corner of state, 840 feet (256 meters); average, 2,600 feet (792 meters).

Geographic Center. 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Broken Bow.

Precipitation. At Omaha - annual average, 28.05 inches (712 millimeters). At Scottsbluff - annual average, 15.33 inches (389 millimeters).

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