Welcome to Wood River

We are a centrally located community that will fit your

small town needs with a larger town convenience.

An ideal place to raise a family and to get involved.





Our Mayor Welcomes You!

Mayor Greg Cramer would like to welcome you to Wood River, Nebraska, a small community with many great qualities. Our grocery store, bank, cafe, and hardware store plus many other businesses in Wood River will provide you with all the services you will need to have a great quality of life in Central Nebraska. Most of our business have been family owned for several generations, which says a lot about our community. Wood River has an exceptional educational system with an elementary school, a middle school and a high school. In addition, we have an excellent local library located in downtown. Our Good Samaritan Center is a great facility for the older generation that need special care and we also offer reduced-income housing units for those on budget incomes. Our town is constantly growing and is a great place to raise a family or to just get away from the big city hassle. Visit our website and see what all Wood River has to offer.


Housing Study – Summary

Housing Study – Full Study

Comprehensive Plan