Place:Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States

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NameGrand Island
Alt namesLa Grand Îlesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) V, 417
TypeCity
Coordinates40.922°N 98.358°W
Located inHall, Nebraska, United States     (1857 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Grand Island Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Grand Island is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 48,520 at the 2010 census.

Grand Island is home to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center (NLETC) which is the sole agency responsible for training law enforcement officers throughout the state, as well as the home of the Southern Power District serving southern Nebraska.

Grand Island has been given the All-America City Award three times (1955, 1967, and 1981–82) by the National Civic League.

Grand Island is the principal city of the Grand Island metropolitan area, which consists of Hall, Merrick, Howard and Hamilton counties. The Grand Island metropolitan area has an official population of 83,472 residents.

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