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

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

    1. Colton’s Kansas and Nebraska – 1859

    1. Johnson’s Iowa and Nebraska – 1862

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

    1. Asher & Adams’ Nebraska ­ 1872

    1. Gray’s Nebraska – 1873

    1. J.H Noteware’s Nebraska ­ 1873

    1. Wight’s Nebraska – 1876

    1. Gray’s Nebraska – 1878

    1. Mitchell’s Kansas and Nebraska ­ 1879

    1. Gray’s Nebraska – 1880

    1. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1881

    1. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1882

    1. Bradley’s Nebraska – 1884

    1. Cram’s Nebraska – 1884

    1. Cram’s Nebraska – 1885

    1. Everts & Kirk’s Nebraska – 1885

    1. Cram’s Nebraska – 1886

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

    1. Cram’s Nebraska – 1894

    1. Century’s Nebraska – 1897

    1. Cram’s Nebraska – 1899

    1. Matthews Northrup’s Nebraska – 1899

    1. Rand McNally’s Nebraska – 1900

    1. Tunison’s Nebraska ­ 1901



 



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


 



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