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Phelps County,


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"Magic City"
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The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.

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The population of Holdrege is approximately 5,349 (2005), 5495 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,526 (1990), 2351 (2010).

The amount of land area in Holdrege is 9.007 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Holdrege is 3.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.037 sq kilometers.
The distance from Holdrege to Washington DC is 1231 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 144 miles. (as the crow flies)
Holdrege is positioned 40.44 degrees north of the equator and 99.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Holdrege elevation is 2,335 feet above sea level.
Holdrege median income is $36,225 (2000).

The Holdrege median home price is $69,800 (2000).

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Holdrege location: 25 miles south of the east-west geographic center of the United States. It is in southern Nebraska about 187 miles from Lincoln. Other nearby communities include Atlanta, Funk, Loomis, Ragan, Wilcox, Huntley, Axtell and Bertrand.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Holdrege is seasonal. Here is a weather page for Holdrege and the area.
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Holdrege history:

The Holdrege community has a strong Swedish heritage. It was founded in 1883 and named for George W. Holdrege, the general superintendent of the B&MR Railroad. It was incorporated in 1884

This page has a nice history summary on it, along with a number of other items. .
The founding of Holdrege: 1883
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Holdrege attractions:

Official website for Holdrege

Learn more about Holdrege at this site.

Nebraska Prairie Museum - Many exhibits including a WWII German POW Camp that was named Camp Atlanta. This display is sponsored by the Nebraska Prairie Museum under the direction of the Phelps County Historical Society.

The Promise of the Prairie Statue
Designed and cast by famous sculptor, George W. Lundeen for the city centennial in 1983. It is located in North Park.

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