Lincoln (Nebraska)

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Coordinates 40°48′32″N 96°40′44″W
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Lancaster
Founded 1856 (Lancaster)
Renamed July 29, 1869 (Lincoln)
Incorporated April 1, 1869
Named for Abraham Lincoln
Elevation 1,176 ft (358 m)
Demonym(s) Lincolnite
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP code(s) 68501-68510, 68512, 68514, 68516-68517, 68520-68524, 68526-68529, 68531, 68542, 68544, 68583, 68588
Area codes 402, 531
FIPS code 31-28000
GNIS feature ID 0837279
Abbreviation LPD
General nature Local civilian police
Headquarters 575 South 10th St
Agency executive Teresa Ewins, Chief of Police
Government (Type) Strong mayor–council
Government (Mayor) Leirion Gaylor Baird (D)
Government (City council) Members Tom BeckiusJames Michael BowersRichard MeginnisJane RaybouldBennie ShobeTammy WardSändra Washington
Government (U.S. Congress) Vacant[a]
Government (State capital city) 99.050 sq mi (256.538 km2)
Government (Land) 97.689 sq mi (253.013 km2)
Government (Water) 1.361 sq mi (3.525 km2) 1.4%
Government (Urban) 89.618 sq mi (232.110 km2)
Government (Metro) 1,422.269 sq mi (3,683.660 km2)
Government (CSA) 2,282.229 sq mi (5,910.95 km2)
Area [α] (State capital city) 99.050 sq mi (256.538 km2)
Area [α] (Land) 97.689 sq mi (253.013 km2)
Area [α] (Water) 1.361 sq mi (3.525 km2) 1.4%
Area [α] (Urban) 89.618 sq mi (232.110 km2)
Area [α] (Metro) 1,422.269 sq mi (3,683.660 km2)
Area [α] (CSA) 2,282.229 sq mi (5,910.95 km2)
Population (2020) [α] (State capital city) 291,082
Population (2020) [α] (Density) 2,938.74/sq mi (1,134.65/km2)
Population (2020) [α] (Urban [β]) 258,719 (US: 146th)
Population (2020) [α] (Urban density) 2,887.2/sq mi (1,114.8/km2)
Population (2020) [α] (Metro) 340,217 (US: 152nd)
Population (2020) [α] (Metro density) 239.2/sq mi (92.4/km2)
Population (2020) [α] (CSA) 361,921 (US: 104th)
Population (2020) [α] (CSA density) 158.6/sq mi (61.2/km2)

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Lincoln is the capital city of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County. The city covers 99.050 square miles (256.538 km2) with a population of 291,082 in 2020. It is the second-most populous city in Nebraska and the 73rd-largest in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area in the southeastern part of the state called the Lincoln Metropolitan and Lincoln-Beatrice Combined Statistical Areas. The statistical area is home to 361,921 people, making it the 104th-largest combined statistical area in the United States.

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