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[82][83], Located in the Great Plains far from the moderating influence of mountains or large bodies of water, Lincoln has a highly variable four season humid continental climate (Köppen Dfa): winters are cold and summers are warm. [79] As of December 2013, Lincoln had 45 registered neighborhood associations within the city limits. How many places in America are called Lincoln? The shopping center Southpointe Pavilions was completed in competition of Gateway Mall. [204] The Daily Nebraskan is the official monthly magazine of the University of Nebraska's Lincoln campus and The DailyER is the university's biweekly satirical paper. [159][160], Community parks include Ballard Park, Bethany Park, Bowling Lake Park, Densmore Park, Erwin Peterson Park, Fleming Fields, Irvingdale Park, Mahoney Park, Max E. Roper Park, Oak Lake Park, Peter Pan Park, Pine Lake Park, Sawyer Snell Park, Seacrest Park, Tierra Briarhurst, University Place Park and Woods Park. [21], Newcomers began to arrive and Lincoln's population grew. [54] In 2014, some social service organizations estimated that up to 10,000 Iraqi refugees had resettled in Lincoln. [85] The city straddles the boundary of USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 5b and 6a. The new building replaced the structurally unsound former capitol. [144] Among the 128 Division I-A teams, Nebraska is one of ten football programs to win 800 or more games. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area in the southeastern part of the state called the Lincoln Metropolitan and Lincoln-Beatrice Combined Statistical Areas. Soon afterward, Lincoln began a program of revitalization and beautification. [145] Notable coaches were Tom Osborne, and Bob Devaney. Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second were available for business and households by building off of the city's existing fiber network. Other programs include the Pathfinder Education Program, the Yankee Hill Program[172] and the Lincoln Air Force JROTC. Calculations of sunrise and sunset in Lincoln City – Oregon – USA for July 2020. Out of the 25,820 enrolled, 2,187 undergraduate and 1,040 postgraduate students/professionals were international. Since Lincoln is the state capital, many Nebraska state and United States Government offices are in Lincoln. Some neighborhoods in Lincoln were formerly small towns that Lincoln later annexed, including University Place in 1926, Belmont, Bethany (Bethany Heights) in 1922, College View in 1929, Havelock in 1930, and West Lincoln in 1966. [170], The city's public library system is Lincoln City Libraries, which has eight branches. [231] Renewable resources have increased with partial help from the addition of an LES-owned five Megawatt solar energy farm put into service June, 2016. Annual ridership for the fiscal year 2017–18 was 2,463,799. [46], In 1969, the Nebraska legislature legislated laws for urban renewal. Address. The Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed preserves, interprets, and displays physical items significant in racing and automotive history. Government and the University of Nebraska are both large contributors to the local economy. Since then, refugees from Vietnam settled in Lincoln, and further more refugees came from other countries . [250], State capital city in Nebraska, United States, 68501-68510, 68512, 68514, 68516-68517, 68520-68524, 68526-68529, 68531-68532, 68542, 68544, 68583, 68588, Detailed map of Lincoln streets and features. The Nebraska State Capitol was completed on December 1, 1868; a two-story building constructed with native limestone with a central cupola. The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific extended service to Lincoln in 1892. [85] Readings as high as 105 °F (41 °C) or as low as −20 °F (−29 °C) occur somewhat rarely; the last occurrence of each was July 22, 2012 and February 3, 1996. The eastern segment of Nebraska Highway 2 is a primary trucking route that connects Kansas City (Interstate 29) to the I-80 corridor in Lincoln. [23] Construction began on a third capitol building in 1922. [124] The downtown section of O Street is Lincoln's largest bar and nightclub district.[125]. The Commission, composed of Governor David Butler, Secretary of State Thomas Kennard and State Auditor John Gillespie, began to tour sites on July 18, 1867, for the new capital city.