Living in Wood River is a comfortably simple, safe small town living located just close enough to the larger cities.

Centrally located in the State of Nebraska, Wood River is within 30 miles of 3 major Nebraska Cities. To the east is Grand Island, to the west is Kearney and to the south is Hastings. Making is a great place to live outside a large city and raise a family small town style. On this website you will find information about our community. Have a look around, and 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.

JOIN IN THE JUNK JAUNT FUN!! FILL OUT THIS FORM!!

Forms must be postmarked by July 30, Junk Jaunt is September 25-27th.
Forms can be picked up at Casey’s MNO, Post Office, and JunkJaunt.com

Upcoming Events

Sep
25
Fri
2020
8:00 am Junk Jaunt
Junk Jaunt
Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm
JOIN IN THE JUNK JAUNT FUN!! FILL OUT THIS FORM!! Forms must be postmarked by July 30, Junk Jaunt is September 25-27th. Forms can be picked up at Casey’s MNO, Post Office, and JunkJaunt.com

Welcome to Wood River

Mayor Greg Cramer would like to welcome you to Wood River, Nebraska, a small community with many great qualities. Our grocery store, bank, restaurants, and 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. It has a new Aquatic Center for family summer fun.  Our Overland Trails Oasis offers 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.

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