Introduction to Seward, Nebraska
Seward county was named in honor of William Henry Seward, the Secretary of State under President Lincoln. The county was formed in 1856 and was originally known as Greene County. In 1862, its name was changed to Seward. The city is the county seat of Seward County.
Seward and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Nebraska History
- Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
- Great Plains Art Collection
- Lux Center for the Arts
- Bluestem State Recreation Area
- Pioneer State Recreation Area
Things To Do In Seward
Local festivals in the area include the Seward County Fair, which is held every August. Local museums include the Museum of Nebraska History, the Saunders County Historical Museum and the Anna Bemis Palmer Museum. Seward City Park and Karol Kay Park offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Lincoln Municipal is the nearest major airport.
Seward Higher Education
Concordia University, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University offer facilities for higher education.