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Old Historical City, County and State Maps of Nebraska

Discover the past of Montana through State maps in our online collection of old historical maps that span over 150 years of growth. View Montana Maps such such as historical county boundaries changes, old vintage maps, as well as road / highway maps for all 56 counties in Montana.

Maps can be very useful in conducting Nebraska research, especially in light of the now extinct communities. Several kinds of maps are available which can help in locating land, ghost towns, or ranches. Most historical maps of Nebraska were published in atlases.

Map of Nebraska State with the Counties and the County Seats

Map of Nebraska State with the Counties and the County Seats

There is a collection of maps called the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, which can be found at the Nebraska State Historical Society.

Also there is a collection of about 500 plat books and county atlases from almost every Nebraska county for the years of 1885 to around 1947.

The Nebraska Territory was organized on May 30, 1854. The State of Nebraska was created as the 37th state on March 1, 1867.

States bordering Nebraska are ColoradoIowaNebraskaMissouriSouth Dakota and Wyoming.

The 10 largest cities in Nebraska are Omaha,  Lincoln,  Bellevue, Grand Island,  Kearney,  Fremont,  Hastings,  North Platte,  Norfolk and Columbus.

Old Historical Atlas Maps of Nebraska

This Historical Nebraska Map Collection are from original copies so you can see Nebraska as our ancestors saw them over a hundred years ago.

Some Nebraska map years (not all) have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines and other features useful to the Nebraska researcher.

External Nebraska Links

Map of Nebraska County Formations 1854-1925

This Interactive Nebraska County Maps show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from 1854to 1925.

Nebraska contains 93 counties.

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Nebraska County Map Formation by Year

Nebraska County Map Abbreviations

  1. unorg. = unorganized
  2. g. = gained
  3. w. = with
  4. fr. = from
  5. atmt. = attachment
  6. exch = exchanged
  7. nca.= non county area
  8. ch. = changed
  9. Ad – Adams
  10. An – Antelope
  11. Ar – Arthur
  12. Ba – Banner
  13. BB – Box Butte
  14. Bln – Blaine
  15. Boo – Boone
  16. Boy – Boyd
  17. Br – Brown
  18. Buf – Buffalo
  19. Bur – Burt
  20. But – Butler
  21. Cas – Cass
  22. Ce – Cedar
  23. Cha – Chase
  24. Cl – Clay
  25. Co – Colfax
  26. Cry – Cherry
  27. Cum – Cuming
  28. Cus – Custer
  29. Cyn – Cheyenne
  30. Dak – Dakota
  31. De – Deuel
  32. Di – Dixon
  33. Dod – Dodge
  34. Dou – Douglas
  1. Dsn – Dawson
  2. Dun – Dundy
  3. Dws – Dawes
  4. Fi – Fillmore
  5. Fra – Franklin
  6. Fro – Frontier
  7. Fu – Furnas
  8. Gag – Gage
  9. Gdn – Garden
  10. Gfd – Garfield
  11. Gly – Greeley
  12. Gnt – Grant
  13. Go – Gosper
  14. Hal – Hall
  15. Ham – Hamilton
  16. Hay – Hayes
  17. Hi – Hitchcock
  18. Hln – Harlan
  19. Hol – Holt
  20. Hoo – Hooker
  21. How – Howard
  22. Je – Jefferson
  23. Joh – Johnson
  24. Kea – Kearney
  25. Kei – Keith
  26. Ki – Kimball
  27. Kn – Knox
  28. KP – Keya Paha
  29. La – Lancaster
  30. Li – Lincoln
  31. Log – Logan
  32. Lou – Loup
  33. Ma – Madison
  34. McP – McPherson
  1. Me – Merrick
  2. Mrl – Morrill
  3. Na – Nance
  4. Ne – Nemaha
  5. Nu – Nuckolls
  6. Ot – Otoe
  7. Pa – Pawnee
  8. Pe – Perkins
  9. Ph – Phelps
  10. Pi – Pierce
  11. Pl – Platte
  12. Po – Polk
  13. Ri – Richardson
  14. Ro – Rock
  15. RW – Red Willow
  16. Sal – Saline
  17. Sar – Sarpy
  18. Sau – Saunders
  19. SB – Scotts Bluff
  20. Sdn – Sheridan
  21. Se – Seward
  22. Si – Sioux
  23. Smn – Sherman
  24. St – Stanton
  25. Tha – Thayer
  26. Tho – Thomas
  27. Thu – Thurston
  28. Va – Valley
  29. Was – Washington
  30. Way – Wayne
  31. Web – Webster
  32. Wh – Wheeler
  33. Yo – York

Nebraska County Map of Road and Highway’s

The Nebraska D.O.T. Highway Department has prepared a series of 2017 county road maps. These maps contain more detailed information about man-made features than the geological survey maps. In addition to roads and boundaries, these maps include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

These maps are downloadable and are in PDF format. The main use of these are the locations of all known cemeteries in a county and of course the various roads and church locations. These Maps are Free to Download.

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