Gretna, NE Homes
About 10 miles southwest of Omaha, Nebraska and just a few miles to the east of the Platte and Elkhorn rivers lies Gretna, Nebraska. With a population of 4,441 according to the 2010 census, Gretna is a perfect haven for those looking to escape the big city but still enjoy easy access to both Omaha and Lincoln. Gretna boasts an array of new real estate developments for sale where you can sleep comfortably knowing you’re in a community that has one of the lowest crime rates in Nebraska.
Those that call Gretna home are never at a shortage of things to do. Among the many nearby attractions are the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium and Schramm State Recreation Area, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Strategic Air and Space Museum and Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari. Plus, come Halloween you’re within just a short drive of Vala’s Pumpkin Patch. No fall season is complete without a trip to this 212-acre farm brimming with shows, attractions, and of course, pumpkins!
Gretna features three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school, and some of the highest achievement scores in the state on standards testing. With numerous beautiful homes for sale in Gretna, it’s time to pick yours!