Areas We Serve
Gretna, Nebraska began as a direct result of the Burlington Northern Railroad expansion in Sarpy County. Founded in 1886, this serene Midwestern community had a population of 2,355 at the time of the 2000 Census. Gretna is an integral part of the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Gretna lies just 10 miles outside of Omaha, NE, with convenient access to Interstate 80 and Highways 31 and 370. Such a centralized location and close proximity to bustling metropolitan areas of Lincoln and Omaha aid the thriving economy in Gretna. As of 2007, residents earned a median household income of $50,112, which exceeded the national average of $41,994 per year.
Gretna, NE has an outstanding public school system, with social and civic activities open to the public throughout the year. Local attractions include Aksarben Aquarium and Schramm State Park. Within easy driving distance of surrounding cities, Gretna's citizens enjoy access to popular destinations such as the Capitol Buildings in Lincoln, Henry Doorly Zoo, Hyde Memorial Observatory, Mahoney State Park and the Strategic Air and Space Museum.