The City of Pierce, Nebraska is a rural bedroom community located 15 miles northwest of Norfolk along Nebraska Highway 13. Pierce is a growing community of 1,774 residents. In the last decade, Pierce has increased its population by 159 residents.
Pierce offers several attractions for visitors to enjoy. Within city limits, is beautiful Gilman Park which is widely known for its Award-winning Arboretum, an affiliate of the Statewide Nebraska Arboretum. Also, within Gilman Park is the Pierce County Historical Museum open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, a new swimming pool as well as playground, camping area, ball fields and shelters. Pierce also boasts a newly built, state-of-the-art Lied Pierce Public Library, as well as the historic 1911 Carnegie Library that was relocated and plans are to converti it to a conference center.
miles West of town is Cuthills
Vineyards, Nebraska’s First Winery. The Vineyard
hosts a Blues Festival which attracts thousands of visitors each
August. Due east of the winery is a lovely bed & breakfast,
the Tuscan Villa & Gift.
Two miles South from Pierce is Willow
Creek Reservoir which covers 1,600 acres and offers camping,
fishing, boating, swimming, and water skiing and sports an 8 mile
walking trail around it. And don't miss our 9-hole Community
Golf Course located 1 mile Northwest of Pierce sporting a driving
range and clubhouse.
Pierce has a number of amenities including a weekly newspaper, gas stations, two banks with atms, grocery store, restaurants, fitness center, gift shops along with three schools including a new High School with track. We are even home of the famous "Wragge Dog."
Ever-expanding yet committed to historic preservation, Pierce
offers residents as well as visitors a one-of-a-kind of experience
in Nebraska. We love our town....Check us out!