Platte County is located north of Polk County along the Platte River. Columbus, population 22,500, is its largest town and county seat. Platte Center, Humphrey, Lindsay and five other small towns call the county’s 685 square miles home.
Columbus offers modern-day recreation alongside nods to the county’s historic Wild West roots. The Pawnee Plunge Water Park is a destination for summer fun, as are the nearby Loup and Platte rivers. At Glur’s Tavern you can have a drink at a bar that once served William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody.
For more information about Platte County contact the Columbus/Platte County Convention & Visitors Bureau at visitcolumbusne.com and (402) 564-2769.