Two of the most helpful guides to places in Nebraska are:
- Fitzpatrick, Lillian Linder. Nebraska Place Names.. . . New edition. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1960. (Family History Library book 978.2 E5f.)
- Perkey, Elton A. Perkey' s Nebraska Place Names. Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1982. (Family History Library book 978.2 E2p; film 1035665; fiche 6051307.
The Nebraska State Historical Society has compiled a database, the 1890/1911 Gazetteer Index. The researcher may input a Name, City, and/or Year (1890 or 1911) and will be given a listing of all the matching name index entries.
For river landings, see:
- Adams, Louis A. Adam's Directory of Points and Landings on Rivers and Bayous in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. (includes Tennessee) New Orleans : W.L. Murray, 1877. Digital version at Internet Archive.