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. 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 & 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, enjoying the excitement of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, 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.
Be sure to visit our Chamber of Commerce site for a complete listing of area businesses and upcoming activities, our Visitors site for recreation and accommodations ideas, and our Economic Development site for information on business support and opportunities! You can also follow us on Facebook to get the latest community updates.