Introduction to South Sioux City, Nebraska
South Sioux City, Nebraska, in Dakota county, is 2 miles S of Sioux City, Iowa and 87 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska. The city is included in the Sioux City metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 11,925 people lived in South Sioux City.
South Sioux City History
The community is in Dakota County. In 1804, William Clark and Meriwether Lewis passed through the area. Dakota County was named after the Dakota Sioux tribe and was formed in the year 1855.
South Sioux City and nearby Attractions
- Sergeant Floyd Riverboat Museum
- Trinity Heights
- Mid America Air Museum
- Stone State Park
- Sioux City Public Museum
- Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
Things To Do In South Sioux City
The Dakota County Fair is held in Sioux City every August. Local churches include Saint Michael Catholic Church, Hope Lutheran Church and Evangelical Church. The area also has numerous parks such as Scenic Park, Cardinal Park, Klasey Park and Raymond Park, which offer various recreational facilities.
South Sioux City Transportation
Des Moines International is the closest major airport.
South Sioux City Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Wayne State College, the University of South Dakota, Creighton University and Western Iowa Tech Community College.