Lemoyne, Nebraska

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Lemoyne, Nebraska
census-designated place
Lemoyne, Nebraska is located in Nebraska
Lemoyne, Nebraska
Lemoyne, Nebraska
Location within the state of Nebraska
Coordinates: 41°16′21″N 101°48′48″W / 41.27250°N 101.81333°W / 41.27250; -101.81333Coordinates: 41°16′21″N 101°48′48″W / 41.27250°N 101.81333°W / 41.27250; -101.81333
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Keith
Elevation 3,333 ft (1,016 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 69146
GNIS feature ID 830676

Lemoyne is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northern Keith County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along Nebraska Highway 92 on the northern shore of Lake C.W. McConaughy, north of the city of Ogallala, the county seat of Keith County.[1] Its elevation is 3,333 feet (1,016 m).[2] Although Lemoyne is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69146.[3]

History[edit]

Lemoyne had its start by the building of the Union Pacific Railroad through that territory.[4] It was named for Lemoyne Jacobs, the original owner of the town site.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 62.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lemoyne, Nebraska, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-03-09. Accessed 2008-04-26.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Burr, George L.; Buck, O. O. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 123. 
  5. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 85. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.