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Kimball
Kimball

Kimball began as a railroad construction camp. Because of large herds of pronghorn in the area, the railroad called the new station Antelope, and the new village, Antelopeville. In 1885, the growing settlement was renamed for railroad executive Thomas Kimball. Kimball’s history is displayed

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Kimball Recreation Area & Four Winds Golf Course
Kimball Recreation Area & Four Winds Golf Course

Golf in Kimball Four Winds Golf Course is two miles east of town. The 18-hole green fee is good for as many holes you can play in a day. (308) 235-4241. For more information on Kimball, contact the Kimball/Banner County Chamber of Commerce on (308) 235-3782  or visit kimballne.org

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Oliver Reservoir State Reservation Area
Oliver Reservoir State Reservation Area

Enjoy the Water Near Kimball  Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area has a 270-acre lake for fishing and boating, and sandy beaches. (308) 254-2377.  For more information on Kimball, contact the Kimball/Banner County Chamber of Commerce on (308) 235-3782  or visit www.ci.kimball.

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Tri-State Marker - Nebraska, Colorado & Wyoming
Tri-State Marker - Nebraska, Colorado & Wyoming

Three States Touch in This Spot Nearby, the Tri-State Marker shows the spot where Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado meet. The 1869 marker actually sits several hundred feet from where it was supposed to be, but it was easier to redraw the map than to move it. It became the official boundary betw

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Panorama Point - High Point of Nebraska
Panorama Point - High Point of Nebraska

Highest Point in Nebraska! Kimball bills itself as the “High Point of Nebraska.” The elevation of Panorama Point is 5,424 feet. It is easily walked to. The Kimball County Tourism offers tongue-in-cheek certificates to those who reach the summit. Call (308) 241-0573. For more inform

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Kimball County Missile Silos
Kimball County Missile Silos

Oil, Missiles and Living in a Silo  After oil was discovered in Kimball County in 1950, Kimball became known as the “Oil Capital of Nebraska.” It soon had another title – “Missile Center, U.S.A.” The area’s first Atlas missile site was completed in 1961. T

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Plains Historical Museum
Plains Historical Museum

Railroad History, Plains Memories and Native Americans Kimball began as a railroad construction camp. Because of large herds of pronghorn in the area, the railroad called the new station Antelope, and the new village, Antelopeville. In 1885, the growing settlement was renamed for railroad executi

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Tour a Missile Silo Home
Tour a Missile Silo Home

After oil was discovered in Kimball County in 1950, Kimball became known as the “Oil Capital of Nebraska.” It soon had another title – “Missile Center, U.S.A.” The area’s first Atlas missile site was completed in 1961. Today, some 200 Minuteman III intercontinenta

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