Lincoln, Nebraska, is a city in the United States that is located in Lancaster County. It has a population of about 285,000 people and is the capital of Nebraska. The city was founded in 1867 and named after Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.
Lincoln is a member of the metropolitan area known as the Lincoln-Omaha Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 925,000 people. The city is home to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as several other colleges and universities. Lincoln’s economy is based on manufacturing, agriculture, information technology, and insurance.