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With a 25-bed critical access hospital, 2 ambulance services, multiple doctor’s clinics and specialists, two assisted living and three skilled nursing facilities, Phelps County has the medical amenities to serve families and individuals in all stages of life.

Phelps County Community Resources

Phelps County Website

Drivers License and Vehicle Registration
Phelps County Driver Licensing Office
Phelps County Ag Center, East Room
1308 2nd Street, Holdrege
(308) 995-8103
Hours: 8:00am- Noon, 1:00- 4:30pm
Every Thursday and Friday except State holidays
This is where you take driving tests.

Phelps County Treasurer
Sharon Rupe
http://www.phelpsgov.org/webpages/treasurer/treasurer.html

Phelps County Courthouse
715 5th Avenue
PO Box 438
Holdrege, NE 68949
(308) 995-6115
This is where you get vehicle registration, plates and permits, and pick up your driver’s license after testing.


 

Holdrege, Nebraska

The idealized version of a Midwestern small town with wide, tree-lined streets, houses with comfortable porches, kids on bikes and the sound of church bells on Sunday mornings.

Facts About Holdrege

  • Holdrege is the county seat of Phelps County. 
  • The city has a total area of 3.8 square miles.
  • Approximately 5,636 people, 2,355 households, and 1,544 families residing in the city. 
  • Approximately 30.7% of the housholds have children under the age of 18.
  • Median income for a household was $36,225, and the median income for a family was $44,939.

*data according to 2000 census


Holdrege Government

http://www.cityofholdrege.org

City Hall
(308) 995-8681
Fax (308) 995-5486
City of Holdrege Building
502 East Ave.
PO Box 436
Holdrege, NE  68949
Open 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

Police
813 5th Avenue
Non emergency (308) 995-4407
Fax (308) 995-4140
Emergency 911
holdregepd@cityofholdrege.org
http://holdregepd.pages.qpg.com/


New in Town? 

City of Holdrege Utility Information CLICK HERE

Holdrege Area Chamber Business Directory CLICK HERE


 

Loomis, Nebraska

Talk about proud of their town, you get a bunch of Loomis boosters together and the enthusiasm goes through the roof. Loomis has a deeply rooted Swedish heritage nestled in the high plains that surround it. 

Facts About Loomis

  • 7 miles west of Holdrege, the County seat.
  • 397 people, 162 households, and 110 families living in the village.
  • Approximately 34.6% of Loomis households have children under the age of 18.
  • Median income for a household in the village was $36,719, and the median income for a family was $47,000.
  • In 2006, BusinessWeek Magazine picked Loomis as one of the top 25 places in the country to raise a child based on a matrix that included quality of education, incidence of crime, access to healthcare and other factors. And the only change since then has been for the better.

*data according to 2000 census


Loomis Government

Village Clerk
Terry Nelson
(308) 876-2334
loomisvill@atcjet.net

Village Board
Brian Maaske, Chair
(308) 876-2393

Board Meetings
Second Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm

Law Enforcement
Phelps County Sheriff
http://www.phelpso.org
(308) 995-5692
Emergency 911


New in Town? - Utilities and Services

Water, Sewer and Sanitation
Call Village Clerk
(308) 876-2334

Electricity
Southern Power District
http://www.southernpd.com
(800) 652-2013

Gas
Sourcegas
http://www.sourcegas.com
(800) 563-0012

Phone
ATC Communications
http://www.atcnet.net
(308) 962-7298 or (866) 565-5422

Cable TV
Charter Communications
http://www.charter.com
(888) 438-2427

Internet Service Providers
Charter Communications
http://www.charter.com
(888) 438-2427
ATC Communications
http://www.atcnet.net
(308) 962-7298 or (866) 565-5422


 

Bertrand, Nebraska

Close-knit means that the whole town of Bertrand cares about what happens at the K-12 Bertrand Community School. Bertrand is just the kind of place that welcomes participation in everything community.

Facts About Bertrand

  • Located approximately 15 miles west of Holdrege, the county seat. 
  • 786 people, 307 households, and 201 families living in the village of Bertrand.
  • 33.2% of those families have children under the age of 18.
  • Median income for a household in Bertrand was $34,167, and the median income for a family was $44,205.
  • Bertrand brags a graduation rate above 95%, the envy of many urban schools with a favorable student-teacher ratio that makes sure everyone gets individual attention.

*data according to 2000 census


Bertrand Government

www.ci.bertrand.ne.us

Village Clerk/Treasurer
LaDonna Bennett
(308) 472-3455
507 Minor Avenue
PO Box 295
Bertrand, NE 68927
Open Hours: 8:00-5:00, Monday through Friday

Village Board
Fred Spiegel, Chair
(308) 472-5314
Robert Dahlgren
Jim Johnson
Don Langenberg
Gary Remmenga

Board Meetings
Second Tuesday of the Month, 7:30pm
Village Hall, 507 Minor Avenue

Swimming Pool
Open all summer

Community Building
(308) 472-5340
To reserve the building, call Bev Hansen (308) 472-5350


New in Town? - Utilites and Services

www.ci.bertrand.ne.us

Electricity
Southern Power District
http://www.southernpd.com
(800) 652-2013

Phone
Frontier Communications
http://www.frontieronline.com
(800) 921-8101

Gas
Sourcegas
http://www.sourcegas.com
(800) 563-0012

Water, Sewer and Sanitation
Call Village Clerk
(308) 472-3455

Cable TV
Charter Communications
http://www.charter.com
(888) 438-2427

Internet Service Providers
Charter Communications
http://www.charter.com
(888) 438-2427
Frontier Communication
http://www.frontieronline.com
(877) 758-5754
ATC Communications
http://www.atcnet.net
(308) 962-7298 or (866) 565-5422


 

Funk, Nebraska

What really makes Funk a charming, desirable place to live, is the people and the sense of community they've achieved. Oh and fiber optic to every residence is a perk!

Facts About Funk

  • Approximately 7 miles east of Holdrege, the county seat. 
  • 204 people, 77 households, and 65 families living in the village.
  • 37.7% of those familites have children under the age of 18.
  • Median income for a household in Funk was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $43,333.
  • The  Funk Waterfowl Protection Area (also known as the Funk Lagoon) was designated a National Recreational Trail in 2008 and is known literally throughout the world as one of the best places to observe wide varieties of aquatic birds, especially during the spring and fall migrations.

*data according to 2000 census


Funk Government

Village Clerk
Roger Spencer
(308) 263-2091

Village Treasurer
Denise Elliott
(308) 263-3350

Village Board
Greg Vandell, Chair
(308) 991-1099
Edward Forkner
Rob Haden

Board Meetings
First Tuesday of the Month, 6:30pm

Law Enforcement
Phelps County Sheriff
http://www.phelpso.org/
(308) 995-5692
Emergency 911


New in Town? - Utilities and Services

Electric, Water and Sewer
Denise Elliott
(308) 263-3350

Gas
Sourcegas
http://www.sourcegas.com
(800) 563-0012

Telephone, Cable TV, and Internet Service
Glenwood Telephone
http://www.gtmc.net
(866) 756-4746
info@gtmc.net
or local store at 821 4th Avenue, Holdrege

Sanitation
Schaben Sanitation
(800) 535-7909


 

Atlanta, Nebraska

Although the smallest of Phelps County’s five communities, Atlanta has a venerable history.

Facts about Atlanta

  • Located approximately 7 miles west of Holdrege, the county seat.
  • Approximately 130 people, 53 households, and 34 families live in the village.
  • 34% of those families have children under 18.
  • Median income for a household in the village was $32,708, and the median income for a family was $36,875.
  • During World War II, Atlanta gained distinction as one of just a handful of prisoner of war camps on American soil. The  Atlanta POW Camp opened in July 1943 and was deactivated and closed in 1946. During its operation, hundreds of German and Italian soldiers were interned there and the silo-shaped concrete water tower of the camp is still a familiar landmark of Phelps County.

*data according to 2000 census


Atlanta Government

Village Clerk
Kris Shaver
(308) 991-8001

Village Treasurer
Teresa Erickson
(308) 337-2225

Village Board
Ken Erickson, Chair
(308) 337-2225
Cody Freeland
Arden Watson
Janice Ludeke
Jayne Ortgiesen

Board Meetings
First Wednesday of the Month, 7pm
Community Building

Community Building
West Avenue and Dunbar Street
To reserve, call Kris Shaver (308) 991-8001

Law Enforcement
Phelps County Sheriff
http://www.phelpso.org
(308) 995-5692
Emergency 911


New in Town? - Utilities and Services

Electric
Southern Power District
http://www.southernpd.com
(800) 652-2013

Water and Sewer
Teresa Erickson
(308) 337-2225

Propane
Bosselman Energy Inc.
308.995.5649
Agri Coop
(308) 995-8688

TV
Dish Network
http://www.dishnetwork.com
(888) 825-2557
DirecTV
http://www.directv.com or through Qwest
Are you an existing customer and have a question? Click here.

Telephone, Satellite TV, and Internet Service
Qwest Communications
http://www.qwest.com
(877) 758-5754

Internet Service Providers
ATC Communications
http://www.atcnet.net
(308) 962-7298 or (866) 565-5422
Qwest
http://www.qwest.com
(877) 758-5754