Introduction to Papillion, Nebraska
Papillion, Nebraska, in Sarpy county, is 9 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska. The city is part of the Omaha metropolitan statistical area. About 16,363 people live in Papillion.
Named after the Papillion Creek, the town is often referred to as Papio. It is one of the last remaining frontier towns built in the model of 19th century Paris. Papillion was recently voted the sixth best place to live in the United States of America by the Money Magazine.
Papillion and nearby Attractions
- John Sautter House
- Halleck Park
- Papio Bay Aquatic Park
- Papillion Family History Center
Things To Do In Papillion
Papillion has a large number of recreational facilities. One can spend their leisure at the Papio Fun Park, Monarch Field or at E. A. Fricke Field. The John Sautter House and the Papillion Family History Center provides insight into the social and cultural history of the city. The city hosts Papillion Days every year.
Eppley Airfield Airport offers air transportation facilities.
Papillion Higher Education
Bellevue University, Creighton University, Iowa Western Community College and Metropolitan Community College are all nearby.