Buffalo County, NE: Quality Living in America’s Heartland!

Families and individuals alike all seek a place to call home. A commitment to maintaining and exemplifying top-notch amenities exists in the largest city of Kearney as well as the more rural surrounding communities. Clean city streets, historic buildings, old-growth trees, lovely parks and canals make Buffalo County a beautiful place to live. 

hospitalTwo hospitals and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, top-rated schools, a community orchestra and numerous museums ensure residents enjoy their time in Buffalo County. 

Buffalo County has one of the lowest median ages in Nebraska, with youth moving to Kearney for fantastic post-secondary education options at the University of Nebraska-Kearney and Central Community College. Students recognize the community's amenities, staying to continue their careers and raising their families after pursuing vital academic majors. 

With superb amenities, it's no wonder residents exemplify the traits of Nebraska Nice, caring about others and their community. Buffalo County is a charitable community, displaying its love for the community by consistently raising over a million dollars in Kearney’s annual 1-day Give Where You Live event, resulting in a per capita philanthropy rate that rivals that of anywhere in Nebraska. 

Learn more about the area at the Kearney Visitors Bureau or experience what life in Buffalo County is like below!