Bethany, Nebraska

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Bethany, Nebraska
Neighborhood
Cotner Boulevard in the Bethany neighborhood in Lincoln, NE.
Cotner Boulevard in the Bethany neighborhood in Lincoln, NE.
Coordinates: Community 40°49′57″N 96°38′00″W / 40.83250°N 96.63333°W / 40.83250; -96.63333Coordinates: Community 40°49′57″N 96°38′00″W / 40.83250°N 96.63333°W / 40.83250; -96.63333
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Lancaster
Incorporated 1890
Annexed by Lincoln, Nebraska 1922
Elevation 1,224 ft (373 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68505
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-04720
GNIS feature ID 827360[1]

Bethany is a neighborhood and former town in the northeast region of the city of Lincoln, Nebraska.[2] The town was incorporated as Bethany Heights in 1890 and was annexed by the city of Lincoln in 1922.[3]

It was named after the ancient village of Bethany.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bethany, Nebraska
  3. ^ "Lincoln Lancaster County". University of Nebraska-Lincoln Virtual Nebraska. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 91. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.