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Fundraising for the New Library and Learning Center is underway!

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Beautiful Lake McConaughy
Historic Front Street
Mansion on the Hill Museum
Boot Hill
Spruce St. Station
Ogallala's famed Alien Water Tower

Welcome to Ogallala, Nebraska

Welcome to Ogallala, a wonderful place to live, work, and play!  People of all ages and backgrounds are drawn to the Ogallala area because of the excellent quality of life found here.  Ogallala has many things to offer; superior health care, a forward-thinking school system, low crime rate, endless recreational opportunities, a quiet and friendly environment, an inviting business atmosphere, a vast agricultural community, and a rich old-west history.  As you view this glimpse of our community, perhaps you'll decide that Ogallala is the perfect place for you...

The City of Ogallala's web site has been designed to provide you, the public, a convenient method to participate in our City government.  We hope to make it easier for you to find answers to your questions about our City government and services.  A listing of City Personnel and their email addresses are provided so you can go directly to the most appropriate source for your question. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.

Thanks for viewing our site and we hope your visit was informative.

Recent News

2016 Planning & Zoning Annual Report
2016 Library Annual Report
Preventing Frozen Water Pipes

Public Notices

 The Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief will no longer be issuing burn permits until substantial moisture has been received in the area. If an individual is caught burning without a burn permit, the individual can face up to a $500 fine and be charged extinguish fees for the fire. If you have any questions regarding the burning regulations, please call the Ogallala Fire Department at 284-4553 and leave a message if nobody answers.


 Ogallala Public Transit will resume service on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning March 25th.  

 City crews will be grading gravel alleys beginning Monday, March 20, 2017. The City asks that personal property be removed from the alley right-of-way. Thank you for your cooperation.  You may call the City of Ogallala Street Department at 308-284-6574 with any questions.

The City of Ogallala would like to remind Ogallala residents that spring mowing and trimming at the Cemetery will begin around April 1st.  All winter decorations and wreaths need to be removed prior to April 1st.  Decorations that interfere with maintenance will be disposed of after April 1st.  If there are any questions, please call the Cemetery Manager at 

The City of Ogallala has several job openings available. Check them out here!

City to Enforce Nuisance Ordinance





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