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A little about Alma, Nebraska...

Conveniently located on the shore of Harlan County Lake, the city of Alma, NE boasts a diversity of business, agricultural and recreational assets. A unique blend of young business and professional people, as well as many retirement-age citizens, are attracted to the community.

Among Alma’s assets are an outstanding public school system, a public library, municipal pool, park and golf course, and a modern community center. For seniors, Alma offers an active Senior Center in addition to the recently-renovated Good Samaritan Colonial Villa Care Home and Hillcrest Terrace, an assisted living facility. Park View Manor offers low-cost housing. Alma is also the county seat of Harlan County.

Alma has much to offer the sports and recreation-minded with free access to a city-owned boat dock and city campground. Pheasant Ridge Trail, a three-mile lighted and paved trail follows the shoreline of the lake, and is ideal for biking, bird watching or just taking an evening stroll. The Republican River valley, as well as upland areas, provide hunting for a variety of wildlife. Harlan County Lake is famous for it's excellent fishing for Walleye, White Bass and Catfish.

To find out more about the community of Alma, visit the Harlan County Tourism page at https://harlantourism.org/