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Polish Communities of Central Nebraska

Ashton

Home of the Polish Heritage Center
The town is 170 miles west of Omaha on Highway 92
Annual "Ashton Day" is held the third weekend in July

Farwell

St. Anthony of Padua is the first Polish Catholic parish in Nebraska.  The first recorded event was a baptism performed 18 September 1877.
The town is 161 miles west of Omaha on Highway 92
Annual "Farwell Fall Fest" is held the second weekend in September

Loup City

Polish Capital of Nebraska, as proclaimed by Gov. Jim Exon in 1971.
Loup City celebrates Polish Days annually on the second weekend in June

St. Josaphat's Catholic church houses a replica of the painting Our Lady of Czestochowa
The town is 180 miles west of Omaha on Highway 92

Paplin (Choynice)

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is a gothic style church that has a beautiful and ornate interior.
The town is 6 miles from Ashton, 9 miles west of Farwell, 12 miles east of Loup City

 

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