Located in the heart of Nebraska’s Sandhills at the intersection of Nebraska Highway 91 and Nebraska’s Scenic Byway 11, Burwell is a friendly community of 1,210 residents that will make you feel right at home.
We invite you for a weekend visit or a long-term personal or business relocation (see our Visitors, Chamber and Economic Development website pages). Recognized as a Governor’s Showcase Community, Burwell is bursting with energy and personality — eager to serve and grow with you!
Home of Calamus Lake and Nebraska’s Big Rodeo
Adventure awaits when you make your escape to the Burwell area. Whether you’re relaxing on the white sandy beaches of Calamus Lake, watching Sandhills nature at its best or experiencing a guided hunting trip with one of our Outfitters, you’ll enjoy your adventure in Burwell. And you won’t want to miss our many unique restaurants with great food and warm hospitality.