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:

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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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