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68102, 68104, 68105, 68106, 68107, 68108, 68110, 68111, 68112, 68114, 68116, 68117, 68118, 68122, 68123, 68124, 68130, 68131, 68132, 68134, 68135, 68136, 68142, 68147, 68152, 68154, 68164

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The population of Omaha is approximately 335,795 (1990), 408958 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 143,612 (1990), 162627 (2010).

The amount of land area in Omaha is 260.68 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 7.774 sq kilometers.
The distance from Omaha to Washington DC is 1055 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 47 miles. (as the crow flies)
Omaha is positioned 41.26 degrees north of the equator and 96.01 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Omaha history:

The Trans-Continental Railroad
In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln chose the Omaha-Council Bluffs area as the eastern terminus of the Union Pacific, the nation's first transcontinental railroad. At its height in 1946, 64 steam locomotives and 10,000 passengers came in and out of Union Station on a daily basis.

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Historic Omaha

This page has lots of history links for Omaha and the area.


Omaha attractions:

Omaha, Nebraska is home to the College Baseball World Series
For over fifty years, Omaha has hosted the College World Series, the only NCAA championship held in the same city each year

Durham Western Heritage Museum
801 South Tenth Street
Omaha, NE 68108-3299
Phone: 402-444-5071
Please call for details
Unique, hands-on learning for people of all ages.

SAC Museum
Strategic Air Command
P.O. Box 8343
Omaha, Nebraska 68108-0343
Toll-free: 800-358-5029
A tribute to the men and women of SAC who safeguarded liberty around the globe for nearly 50 years.

The General Crook House
5730 North 30th St., #11B
Metro Community College Campus
Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1630
Phone: 402-455-9990
Former home of General George Crook, Civil War Cavalry hero. The home was originally known as Quarters One where Crook lived from 1878 to 1882.

The Omaha Symphony
Phone: 402-342-3560

Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, Nebraska
Phone: 402-342-3300

Omaha Children's Museum
500 S. 20th St.
Omaha, NE
Phone: 402-342-6164
Creativity Center, Science & Technology Center and much more.

Famous Omahans
James King, Gabriel Union, Gerald Ford, Malcolm X, Henry Fonda, Dorothy McGuire, Fred Astair, Tom Brokaw, Johnny Carson, Marlon Brando, Nick Nolte, 311, Chris Klein, Ryan McFaden, Alexander Payne, Warren Buffett

Henry Doorly Zoo
Lied Jungle - the world's largest indoor rain forest. Voted America's #1 zoo exhibit by Zoobooks.
Cat Complex - the largest cat house in North America
Kingdom of the Seas Aquarium - View sharks, rays and coral reef fish through a 70-foot underwater tunnel
Desert Dome - opening in 2002, the world's largest indoor desert dome

Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari
I-80 exit 426 between Omaha and Lincoln. Operated by the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.
Phone: 402-944-WILD
Please call for fees and details.

The Bemis Center For Contemporary Art
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in the Old Market is the nation's largest urban artist colony. Artist from around the world compete for coveted residencies.

Omaha Community Playhouse
The largest community theater (subscriptions and square feet) in the U.S. Many Hollywood stars, including Henry Fonda, Marlon Brando and Dorothy McGuire, began their careers in Omaha.

St. Cecilia's Cathedral
One of the ten largest cathedrals in the U.S.

Omaha's Five Fortune 500 Companies
Mutual of Omaha, Union Pacific, Peter Kiewit Son's, Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra

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The Mormon Pioneer Trail

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