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Dickens, Nebraska
Unincorporated community
Abandoned grain elevator in Dickens
Abandoned grain elevator in Dickens
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Lincoln
Elevation 3,136 ft (956 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 69132
GNIS feature ID 835287

Dickens is an unincorporated community in southwestern Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along Nebraska Highway 23 southwest of the city of North Platte, the county seat of Lincoln County. Its elevation is 3,136 feet (956 m). The community is named for Charles Dickens. Although Dickens is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 69132.

History

Dickens had its start in the 1880s by the building of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad through that territory.

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