Bignell, Nebraska

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Bignell is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]


A post office was established at Bignell in 1908, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[2] The community was named for E. C. Bignell, a railroad official.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bignell, Nebraska
  2. ^ "Lincoln County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Origin of Nebraska place names. Lincoln, NE: Works Progress Administration. p. 6. 

Coordinates: 41°03′48″N 100°36′40″W / 41.06333°N 100.61111°W / 41.06333; -100.61111