Sherard’s Nebraska Place Names Index


A database (Sherard’s Nebraska Place Names Index) has been compiled that allows researchers to locate place names. The researcher may input a Place Name or County and will be given a listing of all the matching name index entries.


 














If you entered…   The search results would include…
Place Name: Andrew

County: Cedar
  All references to place name “Andrew” in “Cedar” County in Sherard’s Nebraska Place Names Index.  Note that only one field is required for a search and partial entries are accepted.


 












Sherard’s Nebraska Place Names Search



Enter Place Name:



Enter County:



 






 



The following information is given for most entries:




  • Place Name

  • County

  • Atlas Page (if applicable)

  • Atlas Microfilm Reel (if applicable)

  • Atlas Year (if applicable)

  • Map Source



 





Map Sources:



The following map sources (along with the County Atlases in the NSHS microfilm archives) were used for the compilation of this place name index:




  1. Quin. Smith & Van Zandt’s tracing of an original map of the Territory of Nebraska drawn by the U.S. Surveyor General’s Office – 1857

  2. Surveyor General’s Office Map Showing the Progress of Public Surveys in Kansas and Nebraska – 1859

  3. Colton’s Kansas and Nebraska – 1859

  4. Johnson’s Iowa and Nebraska – 1862

  5. Johnson’s Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado, & Kansas – 1862

  6. Asher & Adams’ Nebraska ­ 1872

  7. Gray’s Nebraska – 1873

  8. J.H Noteware’s Nebraska ­ 1873

  9. Wight’s Nebraska – 1876

  10. Gray’s Nebraska – 1878

  11. Mitchell’s Kansas and Nebraska ­ 1879

  12. Gray’s Nebraska – 1880

  13. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1881

  14. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1882

  15. Bradley’s Nebraska – 1884

  16. Cram’s Nebraska – 1884

  17. Cram’s Nebraska – 1885

  18. Everts & Kirk’s Nebraska – 1885

  19. Cram’s Nebraska – 1886

  20. Phillips & Hunt’s Kansas and Nebraska – 1888

  21. Cram’s Nebraska – 1894

  22. Century’s Nebraska – 1897

  23. Cram’s Nebraska – 1899

  24. Matthews Northrup’s Nebraska – 1899

  25. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1900

  26. Tunison’s Nebraska ­ 1901



 









 Nebraska Place-Names (in 1925) by Lilian Linder Fitzpatrick.


 



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