Most People Don’t Know These 15 Super Tiny Towns In Nebraska Exist

Nebraska is a state made up of almost all small towns. In fact, there are around 250 towns with populations under 1000 – and that’s not even counting the unincorporated townships and all of the people who live out in the country in between towns. There are so many of these charming small towns in Nebraska that even those of us who’ve lived here forever don’t know about all of them. Have you been to or lived in any of these hidden small towns in Nebraska?

This list of tiny towns is just a little sample of the hidden small towns in Nebraska that dot the map. We obviously can’t get to all 250 towns with a population of less than 1000 in just one list, so let us know in the comments: what’s your favorite Nebraska micro-town? Sometimes the smallest towns in Nebraska are the ones with the friendliest people!

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Hidden Small Towns In Nebraska

September 24, 2021

What are the most charming small towns in Nebraska?

Sometimes the best impromptu trips involve visiting those charming small towns in Nebraska that are busting with character. Immerse yourself in small-town life when you adventure through these little towns. Start with Ashland, Nebraska for a dose of history and old-time architecture, then continue on to Chadron for an adorable main street and unparalleled surroundings.

What is the smallest town in Nebraska?

We’ve gone through the list above of some of the smallest towns in Nebraska, but what about the actual smallest?! The Boyd County town of Monowi is considered the smallest town in Nebraska with a population of just one. Somewhat of an American legend now, this town has one resident who is both a small business owner AND the town mayor.

What is the most unique town in Nebraska?

Looking to plan a few day trips in Nebraska? We can help with a few suggestions of where to visit first. If you're looking for a truly unique town to visit, we suggest the little town of Wilbur, Nebraska. Just southwest of Lincoln, in Saline County, Wilber is considered to be the Czech Capital of the U.S.A. Another incredibly unique town in Nebraska to visit is Ogallala. What was once built to entice tourists, Ogallala is the Cowboy Capital of Nebraska and showcases Western frontier history.