Introduction to Fremont, Nebraska
Fremont, Nebraska, in Dodge county, is 31 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska. The city contains a population of approximately 25,174.
Fremont was founded in 1856. The city was named after John C. Fremont, an American explorer, military official and politician. The area was a major route for the hunters and the military in the 19th century. Because of its convenient geographical location, a railroad (1886), transcontinental telegraph line (1861) and highway (1913) all were constructed passing through the area.
Fremont and nearby Attractions
- Fremont Historic Visitors Center
- Saunders County Historical Museum
- Boys Town Hall of History
- Louis E. May Museum
- Two Rivers State Recreation Area
- Dead Timber State Recreation Area
Things To Do In Fremont
The Fremont Golf Club is popular spot among local golfers. The Calvary United Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church of Fremont, Community Christian Church and the Calvary Church are the local churches. From Fremont, one can also visit places like the Behlen Observatory, the Lueninghoener Planetarium and the Nebraska Railroad Museum.
Des Moines International is the nearest major airport.
Fremont Higher Education
Midland Lutheran College, Creighton University, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Belleview University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center are the local institutions providing facilities for higher education.