Founded in 1856 as the Village of Lancaster, Lincoln became Nebraska’s state capital in 1867. Located in northern Lancaster County along the east bank of Salt Creek, Lincoln is one of the great capitals of the Midwest plains.
Lincoln is at its core a college town, with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s campus located in the heart of the city. With that comes a lively, active population always looking to enjoy all that the city offers.
The Historic Haymarket District is incredibly charming with its brick streets, restored turn-of-the-century brick warehouses, a water tower fountain, and a mural showcasing the area’s locomotive history.
There's an incredibly low unemployment rate of 3.3%. With seemingly endless job opportunities at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln Public Schools, and Bryan Health Medical Center, the future is yours for the taking in this city.