Lincoln is the capital city of Nebraska with about 250,000 residents. it is extremely large geographically, so much so that it has no suburbs to speak of. A college town, it is home to Union College and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the flagship school of the state (the Cornhuskers).The city has over 100 parks and many fine neighborhoods and institutions. Photo above of Sunken Gardens courtesy of Wikipedia and Babymestizo. Photo of Scottsbluff National Monument, which is in western Nebraska, by Wikipedia and .