Welcome to Emerson, Nebraska

Hello and welcome to the Village of Emerson’s website and more importantly to our town.

Emerson is situated in the rolling hills of northeast Nebraska and is the only town in Nebraska located in three counties: Dixon, Dakota and Thurston.

Most everything you need to know about Emerson is on our website.

You can contact us at the village office for any other questions.

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our Village.

We hope you enjoy our website.

We want to help!

Contact us with any questions and we'll help you find the answers.

Our Past


Emerson was born as a railroad junction on the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha railway in 1881, it was first known as "Kennesaw Junction" since there was another town with that name, a new one, "Emerson", for Ralph Waldo Emerson was chosen.

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