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York, Nebraska

YORK, NEBRASKA, a city and the county- seat of York county, Nebraska, U.S.A. , about 46 m.W. by N. of Lincoln. Pop. (1000) 51321(1910) 6235. It is served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and Chicago & North- Western railways. It is the seat of the School of the Holy Family and of York College (founded in 1890, co-educational). The city is situated in a farming and stockraising region, and among its manufactures are foundry products, bricks and flour. York was settled in 1864, was laid out in 1869, was incorporated as a town in 1875 and was chartered as a city in 1877.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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