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" 1994 and 1995 Nebraska Community of the Year,"

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.

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The population of Sidney is approximately 6,050 (1996), 6757 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,741 (1990), 2893 (2010).

The amount of land area in Sidney is 15.349 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sidney to Washington DC is 1432 miles. The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 334 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sidney is positioned 41.13 degrees north of the equator and 102.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Sidney location: off Interstate 80 in the western panhandle of Nebraska

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Climate & Weather

Sidney average annual rainfall is (precipitation) 18.29 inches per year
Sidney average temperature is 47.1 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Sidney history:

1867 was the year in which Sidney was first laid out. The Union Pacific Railroad built housing and associated buildings for their railroad workers. The town was named for Sidney Dillon who was then the president of the Union Pacific. In 1869, a military post named Fort Sidney was established to protect the people from occasional Indian attacks. By 1871 there was a school district formed in Sidney. The incorporated village of Sidney was formed in 1885.
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Sidney attractions:
Cheyenne County is Nebraska's largest wheat producer and one of the largest in the nation
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The Fort Sidney Museum has many interesting items and a strong sense of the history of this area.

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