Nebraska Territory

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Territory of Nebraska
Organized incorporated territory of the United States

 

1854–1867
 

 

 

Location of Nebraska Territory
Capital Omaha
Government Organized incorporated territory
Governor List
History
 •  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