Welcome to Papillion
Posted by Mark Ciochon on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at 8:57am.
Introduction to Papillion, Nebraska
Anyone looking for a great place to live near Omaha will definitely want to take a look at the lovely community of Papillion, Nebraska. Located just south of Omaha it is close enough to the big city to have easy access to all its amenities, but far enough away to be able to enjoy the quiet suburb life many people love. The community of Papillion is quite vibrant with a variety of different activities available to keep everyone busy and entertained.
One of the things many people love most about Papillion today is the fact that their economy is growing at a much faster pace than the rest of the state or even the country. The city proudly features both business and technology parks in public ownership which offer many advantages to businesses in the area. This has made existing business stay in the area and has also attracted new businesses as well creating many jobs for the residents of Papillion and the surrounding cities.
In addition to the great economic advantages of the city, Papillion also boasts excellent educational opportunities for the citizens of the city. The Papillion-La Vista is one of the 10 largest school districts in Nebraska and educates the students of both the city and rural areas of Papillion. The students of this district continuously score above both the national and the Nebraska averages on the standard ACT tests. There are also several advanced educational options in and around Papillion including Bellevue University, Metro Community College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Of course, nobody wants to live in a city that is all work and no fun, and the community of Papillion definitely has plenty of fun and exciting things to do for all types of people. There are many well maintained parks, green-ways and nature trails which allow endless hours of hiking and enjoying nature. There's also a great water park, two beautiful 18-hole golf courses and much much more.