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Butler County, Nebraska


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Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of Surprise is approximately 55 (1990), 43 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26 (1990), 17 (2010).
The amount of land area in Surprise is 1.033 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Surprise to Washington DC is 1124 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 38 miles. (as the crow flies)
Surprise is positioned 41.10 degrees north of the equator and 97.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

An early log cabin, located on the Abram Towner farm, one-half mile south and one mile east of Surprise, built in 1866, was said to be the first building of its kind in Butler Co. and on the first homestead in the county. But log houses were probably built by settlers along the Platte river late in the fifties and early in the sixties.
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