People's Health Center
People's Health Center
The City of Lincoln is the capital and the second most populous city of the U.S. state of Nebraska. Lincoln is also the county seat of Lancaster County and the home of the University of Nebraska. The population was 225,581.
The city was recently named one of the healthiest cities in the United States as of 2008. Lincoln started out as the village of Lancaster, which was founded in 1856.
Lincoln has an extensive park system, with over 100 individual parks
Lincoln's economy is fairly typical of a mid-sized American city; most economic activity is derived from service industries. The state government and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are both large contributors to the local economy. Other prominent industries in Lincoln include banking, information technology, education, call centers, insurance, and rail and truck transport.
Lincoln Public Schools is the sole public school district in the city. There are six high schools in the district. There are several private/parochial elementary and middle schools and high schools. Education is the key to economic and social success.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the flagship campus of the University of Nebraska system, is the largest university in Lincoln. Lincoln is best known for the University's football team, the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Other colleges and universities based in Lincoln are BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Union College.
BryanLGH Medical Center, with 583 beds. Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center operates a regional burn care unit and a neonatal care center. Lincoln is also home to a Veterans Administration Medical Center and Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital,
Lincoln, Nebraska has earned a reputation as one of the Midwest's most beloved cities. Home to fine culinary and artistic treasures; a budding live music scene; breathtaking parks, golf courses and trails; and a friendly Midwestern attitude, Lincoln offers the exhilaration of a big city and the serenity of the one of the Midwest's most livable cities. Our steady economy, family-friendly neighborhoods, low crime rates, growing diversity, world-class health care facilities, vast educational offerings, and commitment to community all fall in line with the Midwestern ideal.
Median real estate prices are below the national average, and homes are available in all types and sizes. Rental properties also are plentiful and affordable, and you'll never have a long commute in heavy traffic.
More than anything, the people of Lincoln are committed to the Midwestern values of trust, honesty, and helpfulness, making it easy to settle in, to get acquainted, and to become an active and valued member of our community.
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