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Stanton County is located in northeast Nebraska, and is comprised of 431 square miles. The city of Stanton is the county seat of Stanton county, and Pilger, eight miles east of Stanton are the only communities in the county. Stanton is 12 miles southeast of Norfolk; 83 miles southwest of Sioux City, Iowa; 113 miles northwest of Omaha; and 129 miles north of Lincoln, Nebraska's state capitol.

The City of Stanton (link to city) , Nebraska is a rural bedroom community located 12 miles southeast of Norfolk along Nebraska Highway 24. Stanton has a community base of 1,627 residents.

Stanton offers several attractions for visitors to enjoy. Within Stanton's city limits, there are four city parks (link to pix of parks) to enjoy including swimming pool.(link to pool) The Historical Society(link to historical society website ) which all operations are carried out by volunteers, who are dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of Stanton County, Nebraska. Just a block from main street Stanton is where the Stanton Public Library (link to library website) is located. Our library not only includes a wide selection of books but also has a computer library for the public to use.

Maskenthine Lake (link to website) is a state recreation area located just two miles north of Stanton, NE. Visitors to the recreation area can enjoy the arboretum, picnic shelters, biking areas, swimming beach and year round fishing.

The Elkhorn Acres Golf course (link to website) is a City owned course that is located 1 mile south east of Stanton on golf course road. This beautiful 9 hole course which was constructed in 1973-77 is settled up against the Elkhorn River. The view is spectacular and the play is always enjoyable.
Stanton has a number of amenities including a weekly newspaper, gas stations, two banks with ATMs, grocery store, hardware store, lumber store, two restaurants, gift shops along with two schools including a High School with 2 gyms, a middle school and elementary .

Stanton is truly a community with a Heart. Come see for yourself !

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