Guide to Living in Waterloo, Nebraska
Waterloo, Nebraska is a small town located in between the Elkhorn River and Highway 275, Highway 64, and Blondo Street. This is around 240th and Maple Street.
Waterloo has around 950 people.
What’s Considered Waterloo?
The actual town of Waterloo is between Maple Street and Blondo Street, 240th Street, and the Elkhorn River. However, anything in between the Platte River and Elkhorn River is considered Waterloo.
Highways 64, 275, and 6 are the primary roads that people use in Waterloo. Blondo Street is also a main street. River Rd Drive goes through the heart of the city. 3rd Street and 7th Street are two other main roads within the city.
Lakeside Hospital off 168th and Center is the closest hospital to Waterloo. It’s only 6.5 miles away, so it shouldn’t take longer than 10-15 minutes to drive to it.
Parks & Recreation
Elkhorn Shores (previously known as Riverwest Park) is just on the other side of the Elkhorn River. People in Waterloo have access to two different rivers, allowing for some outdoor activities. The McNeil Soccer Complex is also just on the other side of the Elkhorn River.
There are a few different restaurants in Waterloo, including Farmer Brown’s Steakhouse, Dog House Saloon, and El Bee’s. For other entertainment options, Omaha is about a 10-15 minute drive, making it very easy to access the different options in West Omaha and other places along Dodge Street.
Waterloo has a Board of Trustees with five board members elected by the town. They serve as department heads for the different departments in the government.