Nebraska is divided into two time zones: Central Time Zone and Mountain Time Zone. Mountain Time is observed by 18 of the total of 93 counties, primarily located in the western panhandle of the state.
Most of Nebraska is in the Central Time Zone in the United States. Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6).
Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)
Nebraska is a Great Plains state of the United States. Nebraska gets its name from a Native American (Oto) word meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the state.
Nebraska is bordered by Iowa and Missouri, across the Missouri R. (E), Kansas (S), Colorado (SW), Wyoming (NW), and South Dakota (N).
Nebraska is roughly rectangular, except in the northeast and the east where the border is formed by the irregular course of the Missouri River and in the southwest where the state of Colorado cuts out a squared corner.
The US postal abbreviation for Nebraska is NE.
Population of Nebraska is 1,826,341 according to 2010 census.
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