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Lodgepole
Cheyenne County, Nebraska

ZipCodes
69149




Page Contents for Lodgepole, Nebraska

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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of Lodgepole is approximately 368 1990, 318 2010.
The approximate number of families is 169 1990, 157 2010.
The amount of land area in Lodgepole is 1.216 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lodgepole to Washington DC is 1414 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 316 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lodgepole is positioned 41.14 degrees north of the equator and 102.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.


History & History Related Items


Lodgepole was named by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1867. They spelled it as two words, Lodge Pole. In 1895, the spelling was changed to one word, Lodgepole. There is a creek in the area of the same name. It is where the local Indians cut the poles for their lodges. The community was incorporated as a village in 1901. It is the second oldest community in the county. Showing that education was important to the settlers, the first school district was founded in 1881.
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The founding of Lodgepole

1867

The incorporation of Lodgepole

1901 village


Lodgepole City Government

Lodgepole has a form of government with a Village Chairman and a five member Village Council. The Mayor the chairman is elected to a four year term. The Council members are each elected to a four year term. There is a Clerk/Treasurer who is appointed to a one year term.

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