WELCOME TO PIERCE, NEBRASKA
The City of Pierce, nebraska is small, rural community located about fifteen miles northwest of Norfolk along Nebraska Highway 13.Pierce is ever expanding, yet committed to historic preservation, This City of Pierce offers residents as well as visitor a one-of-a-kind experience in Nebraska.
Median Age: 40.2
Land: .93 square miles
Gilman Park Arboretum
Award-winning Gilman Park Arboretum was established in 1993 and became affiliated with the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum in 1996. The arboretum is 14 acres around Bill Cox Memorial Lake featuring over 325 species or cultivars of woody plants and landscape gardens containing over 80 varieties of perennials and grasses.
Pierce Historical Museum
Pierce Historical Society Museum boats five buildings filled with memories of the past. Staffed by volunteers the museum is open every Sunday From Memorial weekend to Labor Day weedend 1:30 to 4:30 pm. The original Pierce Train Depot, District 7 School House, and Frank Kratochvil Blacksmith Shop are three of the buildings on display at the museum.
Pierce Fire Department
The Pierce Fire Department covers an area of 168.5 square miles with a population of 2,400 people in southeast Pierce county. The department consists of sefless volunteer firefighters and EMT's.