Owasco, Nebraska

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Owasco is an unincorporated community in Kimball County, Nebraska, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Owasco was a station on the Union Pacific Railroad.[2] It was named after the Circle Arrow Ranch company nearby, with the O symbolizing the "Circle".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Owasco, Nebraska
  2. ^ Burr, George L.; Buck, O. O. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 123.
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 88. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6. A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.

Coordinates: 41°14′22″N 103°34′30″W / 41.23944°N 103.57500°W / 41.23944; -103.57500