Otoe County, Nebraska
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Surrounding Counties:

 

Cass County, Nebraska - North
Fremont County, Iowa - East
Atchison County, Missouri - Southeast
Nemaha County, Nebraska - South
Johnson County, Nebraska – South

Gage County, Nebraska – Southwest Corner

Lancaster County, Nebraska - West

 

County Information

First defined on March 2, 1855, Otoe County was formed from “old Pierce County.” Named for the former residents of this region.  It has been spelled “Ottoe” and “Oto” before its present spelling was agreed upon. The boundaries were redefined in 1856. Its county seat is the river-port, Nebraska City.

 

Cities and Villages

Burr

Douglas

Dunbar

Lorton

Nebraska City

Otoe

Palmyra

Syracuse

Talmage

Unadilla

 

 

 

Online Data

Biographies

Early Settlement

Marriages

Census

Births

Old Folks At Home

Family Bibles

County Records

Court Records

Murders and Deaths

Newspaper Data

Church Histories/Records

Surnames

History

Cemeteries

Military

News Tidbits

WWI Draft Card Registration 1917-1918 Index

Obituaries

Institute for the Blind

Wyuka - Graves of Pioneers

Wills/Probate Records

Businesses

WWII Honor List

1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent and Delinquent Classes

1883 Pensioners List

Photos

 

 

 

 

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