Omaha State Senators

Founded in 1854 by land speculators, Omaha was incorporated as a city in 1897. Omaha, named after an American Indian tribe, means “those going against the wind or current.” The city continues to live up to its name with world-class attractions, nationally known restaurants and a creative culture feeding an ever-growing artistic community. Browse below to see the tourism experiences located in each senator's district.

DOUGLAS COUNTY QUICK FACTS:
  • Population (based on 2010 census): 517,110

  • Established in 1854

  • Named after Stephen Arnold Douglas, a US Senator responsible for creating the Kansas-Nebraska Act. This act made Kansas and Nebraska organized territories.

  • Made up of 6 cities: Bennington, Irvington, Omaha, Ralston, Valley, Waterloo

  • Includes the Village of Boys Town

OMAHA STATE SENATORS

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