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Most People Don’t Know How These 13 Cities In Nebraska Got Their Start

From the badlands to the lowlands there is plenty of history surrounding the Cornhusker State. But sometimes, the “backstories” don’t quite make it into the mainstream knowledge pool. Here are some of those backstories most people haven’t heard regarding how some of Nebraska’s cities really got their start.

Did you know how any of these cities in Nebraska really got their start? If you know of other interesting “backstories” about how cities or villages in Nebraska got started we’d love to hear them in our comments.

While we’re on the subject of Nebraska cities and villages, here are the 10 safest and most peaceful places to live in Nebraska.

Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for OnlyInYourState.com. She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.