Location Profile

North Platte, Nebraska

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
North Platte, Nebraska
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in North Platte, Nebraska. As the winner of several healthcare awards and recipient of several accreditations, the facility is recognized as a state-of-the-art destination for patients in the area. Services include surgical, behavioral health, cancer care, pediatrics, physical therapy, and much more.

Community Overview

North Platte was put on the map as the home for Western legend Buffalo Bill Cody but there’s more to this railroad town. Not only are the arts thriving, but there’s also plenty to see in terms of museums and historic sites. North Platte offers plenty for the resident and visitor to enjoy with their event calendar. The events in the area are second to none and offer something unique you won’t find elsewhere. From the annual Sandhill Crane Migration to the 10-day long NEBRASKAland days, fun and enjoyment are everywhere you look. No matter where you’re going, you can find it easy to get there either by traveling on foot or by the local transit system.

Learn more North Platte at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


North Platte Public Schools is the public school system for the city and offers 9 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school with an average student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. Students have the opportunity to participate in exciting extracurriculars including the arts, debate, student government, and athletics. North Platte Public Schools features 70% of its students proficient in math and 81% proficient in reading. The district graduation rate is nearly 90%. There are also several private schools located in North Platte.

Click here to read more about public schools in North Platte.
Click here to read about private schools in North Platte.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

A variety of shopping options are available in North Platte. Take your pick of familiar big box stores and cozy little local spots to find exactly what you need. Whether it’s books, electronics, western wear, home decor, hardware, or anything else, you can likely find it here. North Platte also has several charming antique stores for that something old or unique. As for arts and entertainment, North Platte offers great destinations for young and old. The Prairie Arts Center has exhibits to view but also encourages self-expression with art classes focused on multiple mediums. Fancy a night out or a family-friendly show? The North Platte Community Playhouse presents musical performances, theatrical productions, and lectures. The theatre received a makeover in 2017 and now features 850 new seats and a high-tech movie projection system. Kid-friendly movies are shown throughout the year.

As the home of Buffalo Bill Cody, North Platte is entrenched in history and offers several sites to explore the legacy of the city. The Buffalo Bill State Historical Park spans 16 acres and includes Buffalo Bill’s home, barns, outbuildings, and more. You will also see some memorabilia from the world-famous Wild West Show and a collection of his antique carriages. More transportation artifacts await at the Cody Park Railroad Museum, a hands-on museum that lets you climb on old rail cars and view railroad memorabilia. In addition to the Railroad Museum, Cody Park features campsites, sports fields, tennis courts, an animal enclosure, swimming pool, playgrounds, historical carousel, children’s rides, and more. Cody Park is a place that’s fun for all ages and even sells concessions including soft-serve ice cream. Buffalo Bill’s legacy lives on in another popular destination, The Fort Cody Trading Post. Half museum half souvenir shop, it’s a must-visit to see the Miniature Wild West Show, a stunning recreation of 20,000 animated hand-carved wooden figures.

History is also preserved and appreciated at the Lincoln County Historical Society, where visitors can see North Platte’s history includes more than Buffalo Bill. You’ll see a 1860s Pony Express cabin, World War II exhibits, antique farm machinery, and much more. The North Platte Area Children’s Museum is another great pick for children’s entertainment and through interactive hands-on exhibits, children can explore the world. For a few hours of entertainment, you can’t beat Wild Bill’s Fun Center, a bowling alley, laser tag arena, and arcade all-in-one. North Platte also features an escape room attraction and an AMC theatre.

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Crime Rate

Crime in the area has decreased by 25% over the last year. North Platte is safe for families and safer than 26% of the rest of the country. Police officers at the North Platte PD patrol for crime prevention via vehicles, motorcycle, and bike. There are currently 42 sworn officers in the department.

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