Colfax County is located west of Dodge County along the Platte River. Schuyler, population 6,200, is its largest town and county seat. It’s known for the St. Benedict Conference Center, a destination for spiritual retreats. Clarkson, Howells and three other small towns call Colfax County’s 411 square miles home.

The Schuyler/Colfax County Museum preserves the legacy of the industries and agriculture of this area and is a great starting point for exploring this eastern Nebraska county.

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  • Schuyler Golf Course

    Schuyler Golf Course

    Schuyler Golf Course is a nine-hole affair along Highway 15, south of town. Lunch is available every day in the spacious clubhouse. Wednesday evenings are known as Wing Night – get ’...

  • Saint Benedict Center

    Saint Benedict Conference Center

    Schuyler is well known for the Saint Benedict Conference Center, a nonprofit conference center and ecumenical retreat founded by the Missionary Benedictines. The peaceful setting, with reflective pond and ...

  • Railside Green Arboretum, Schuyler.

    Railside Green Arboretum

    Railside Green Arboretum was the dream of local resident Jim Kluck and is maintained today in his honor. The nearly 3-acre site was once an abandoned railroad right of ...

  • Schuyler Colfax County Museum

    Schuyler/Colfax County Museum

    Decades before Schuyler’s 1870 founding, Mormon Trail pioneers passed along what is now the south side of town. The Schuyler/Colfax County Museum chronicles the nearly century and a ...

  • Schuyler, Oak Ballroom

    Oak Ballroom

    The Oak Ballroom in Schuyler was built in 1937 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The name of this cherished community gathering place comes from the native ...

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