Lancaster County, Nebraska
|Lancaster County, Nebraska|
Lancaster County Courthouse in Lincoln
Location within Nebraska
Nebraska's location within the U.S.
|• Total||846 sq mi (2,191 km2)|
|• Land||838 sq mi (2,170 km2)|
|• Water||8.8 sq mi (23 km2), 1.0%|
|• Density||341/sq mi (132/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Lancaster County is a county in the U.S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 285,407, making it the second-most populous county in Nebraska. Its county seat is Lincoln, the state capital. The county was created in 1859.
Lancaster County is part of the Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area.