Elmwood Location Location is not only important when selling a house, it is also important when deciding where you want to live. Elmwood is ideally located between Lincoln and Omaha which provides more job opportunities than living in one city or the other.
The People Elmwood has a population of over 600 people which includes not only those in the village but the surrounding farms as well. The townspeople are a mixture of people who have lived here forever with family roots that run deep and new people who are looking for the small town atmosphere.
The Schools The Elmwood-Murdock schools offer a great sports program which routinely sends teams to the State competitions and recently won the State championship in boys basketball. Sports are very important to the community and the pride in the teams is evident in the turn out at the games.
The Infrastructure Elmwood infrastructure also provides the cleanest water in the state. The streets of Elmwood are concrete and asphalt with city snow removal service that is quick and responsive. Home heating options available are natural gas and electric. For high tech services Elmwood has several internet options available including DSL, cable, and wireless.
The Business Elmwood offers several businesses that are the most successful in the state and some are known nationwide. Elmwood has potential to support more businesses from factories, entertainment, or sales.
Recreation Elmwood has a scenic bike path passing along the edge of town. It meanders among the trees and Weeping Water creek and at times you will see beaver dams. It extends from Wabash through Elmwood then Eagle and on to Lincoln. The Elmwood Park has covered picnic areas, modern playground equipment,
Bess Streeter Aldrich Museum Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of Nebraska's most widely read and enjoyed authors. Her writing career spanned forty-some years, during which she published over 160 short stories and articles, nine novels, one novella, two books of short stories, and one omnibus. In her work, she emphasized family values and recorded accurately Midwest pioneering history.
Elmwood Volunteer Fire Department The Elmwood Volunteer Fire Department was organized May 16, 1899 as a village fire department. The Fire Department has several old record books that date back to 1922. These records contain monthly business entries during the last eighty years; some of the records are barely legible. At most meetings people kept a roll call of firemen present at the Firemen's monthly meetings.
Elmwood Newsletter - May 22, 2013
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