Nebraska Territory

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Territory of Nebraska
Organized incorporated territory of the United States





Location of Nebraska Territory
Capital Omaha
Government Organized incorporated territory
Governor List
 •  Kansas–Nebraska Act May 30, 1854
 •  Colorado Territory formed February 28 1861
 •  Dakota Territory formed March 2 1861
 •  Idaho Territory formed March 3 1863
 •  Statehood March 1, 1867

The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States. It existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the part of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska. The Nebraska Territory was created by the Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854. The territorial capitol was Omaha. The territory included areas of what is today Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, and Montana.

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Coordinates: 41°00′N 110°03′W / 41.000°N 110.050°W / 41.000; -110.050