Nebraska is known for its gently rolling hills that support an agrarian economy, making it a major food producer in the United States. The state is home to just under 2 million people. You can find someone in Nebraska by their phone numbers on the Nebraska white pages. This online phonebook also allows you to see a person’s public records, including arrest records, criminal records, court records, and property records. Access to this information can help you reconnect with a lost friend and avoid phone scams.
Nebraska is the only triply landlocked state in the United States — you must go through three states to see an ocean, gulf, or a bay from Nebraska.
Kool-Aid was developed by Edwin Perkins in Hastings, Nebraska, 1927 — the juice drink became the state’s official soft drink in 1998.
Nebraska operates a unicameral, non-partisan legislature — the legislature consists of one chamber, and members are elected without direct affiliations with a political party.
Over 91% of land in Nebraska is used as farmland, the most for any US state. Agriculture employs at least 1 in 4 people in the state.
The Ogalala aquifer is the largest aquifer in the United States — two-thirds of the water supply comes from Nebraska.
The largest exhibited mammoth skeleton in Nebraska, named Archie, was found on a farm in Lincoln County in 1922. The fossil is on display at the University of Nebraska State Museum.
The largest man-made forest in the world, the Halsey National Forrest, is in Thedford, Nebraska. Thirty-five thousand acres of trees were hand-planted here.
Nebraska has the largest underwater reserve in the United States.
The 911 system was developed in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The smallest city hall in the US is in Maskell, Nebraska. It measures 10ft by 12ft and resembles a large shed, just large enough to seat Maskell’s four board members, the city clerk, and the board chairman.