West Omaha Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Nebraska
Generally considered the area west of I-80 and I-680, West Omaha is part of the largest city in the state with nearly 400,000 residents. Omaha is located just west of the Iowa border and the Missouri River, a waterway that played a key role in the area's development. West Omaha has many neighborhoods that provide a small-town community atmosphere, yet it is replete with easy access to all the amenities of the bustling metropolis. While residents appreciate the convenience of the big city, many look to nearby towns and villages such as those found in West Omaha for a higher quality of life and hometown flavor. Real estate options in West Omaha consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
West Omaha is a spacious region of lakes, wooded acreage, unlimited recreation and premier residential areas, such as Millard, Elkhorn and Bennington. Father Flanagan's Boy's Town is located on the region's western edge. West Omaha is connected to downtown and Eppley Airport by an excellent modern transportation system and Millard Airport is located nearby for smaller, recreational planes.
Once a rural frontier town, Omaha has emerged as a thriving, cosmopolitan city boasting a professional symphony, opera and ballet, as well as cultural museums, historic landmarks, fine dining and one of the country's most impressive zoos. Omaha Public Schools serve more than 117,000 students in the Omaha metro area, including some in West Omaha. There are also many private and parochial schools throughout the city for all interests, faiths and age levels.
West Omaha City Guide