Nebraska’s 4th oldest town! Established in 1856, Ponca is located in the northeast corner of Nebraska and is the county seat of Dixon County. The city is nestled in a valley two miles from the banks of the Missouri River, a national recreational river. The community is served by scenic State Highway 12, and U.S. Highway 20 is nine miles south of the community. Ponca is 24 miles northwest of Sioux City, Iowa, and 115 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska. With the addition of the Newcastle-Vermillion bridge, Ponca is a short 25 miles to Vermillion, SD and 90 miles south of Sioux Falls, SD.
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Ponca’s proximity to metro areas and the beauty of the Mighty Missouri places the entire area in a league of its own. The rolling hills surrounding the City create the perfect setting for those seeking a place to “get away”.
Ponca is a great destination with many outdoor activities for your special: Vacation - Weekend - Family Reunion -Conference - Retreat - etc. Ponca has two city parks available and Ponca State Park, the Missouri River & Highland Oaks Golf Course are located north of town.
Ponca is home to 1062 residents. With several new housing developments, it is a safe & progressive community with a quality of life that is unmatched in Northeast Nebraska. Many residents are employed in and around the community or commute a short distance to the nearby larger cities. We have a fully accredited K-12 school system, medical & dental facilities, nursing home & assisted living, and a diverse business community.