The New International Encyclopædia/Columbus (Neb.)

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The New International Encyclopædia
Columbus (Neb.)
Edition of 1905. See also Columbus, Nebraska on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

COLUMBUS. A city and the county-seat of Platte County, Neb., 92 miles west by north of Omaha; on the Loup River a short distance above its confluence with the Platte, and on the Union Pacific and the Burlington and Missouri River railroads (Map: Nebraska, G 2). It is of importance as a railroad junction, and has flour-mills, foundry, brewery, shoe-factory, etc. Population, in 1890, 3134; in 1900, 3522.