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Cody

Nebraska State Village of Lights: Cody

Cody was incorporated in 1901.

Adopted on December 11, 1997.

On Dec. 11, 1997, Gov. Ben Nelson declared Cody to be Nebraska's official Village of Lights

Nebraska State Village of Lights: Cody

Cody is a village in Cherry County. The community is in the Mountain Standard/Central Standard time zone.

  • The latitude of Cody is 42.935N. The longitude is -101.244W.
  • The estimated population, in 2003, was 147.
  • The community was named for Thomas Cody, construction crew foreman
  • 34% of Cody residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish.

Nebraska Law

On Dec. 11, 1997, Gov. Ben Nelson declared Cody to be Nebraska's official Village of Lights

CHAPTER 90 - Special Acts.
SECTION 90-119

Governor; designate official state items.

The Governor may designate official state items, including animals, plants, minerals, and other things.

Legislative approval of any such designation is not required. Any designation made on or prior to September 13, 1997, is not affected by this section.

Source:
Laws 1997, LB 106, § 1.



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