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North Platte
Lincoln County, Nebraska


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The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of North Platte is approximately 22,605 (1990), 24733 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,827 (1990), 10560 (2010).
The amount of land area in North Platte is 24.174 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.203 sq kilometers.
The distance from North Platte to Washington DC is 1313 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 217 miles. (as the crow flies)
North Platte is positioned 41.13 degrees north of the equator and 100.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.


North Platte is home to Bailey Yard (Union Pacific Rail Road), the largest car classification yard in the world.

Lincoln County Historical Museum
2403 Buffalo Bill Ave.
North Platte, Nebraska
Phone: 308-534-5640
Much area memorabilia and artifacts from the settlement years. Several depictions of offices and a canteen are at the museum. Also see the fossil of a 200-pound Tortoise which is thought to be between 8 and 9 million years old.
Railroad Town is also part of the museum with many restored and re-created buildings. Several hours may be spent here on the grounds and in the buildings.
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