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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.

1. Grand Island
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2. Kearney
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3. North Platte
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4. Norfolk
5. Columbus
6. Beatrice
7. Alliance
8. Crete
9. Chadron
10. Valentine
11. St. Paul
12. Imperial
13. O'Neill

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.

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