Reasons to Live in Papillion

Posted by Mark Ciochon on Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 12:16pm

Looking for great shopping, scenic walking trails, excellent schools, and safe family centered neighborhoods?  Let the Houses in Omaha team introduce you to Papillion! With housing styles ranging from quaint homes full of character, upscale brand-new homes in growing subdivisions, or rural property with lots of acres and privacy there is something for everyone.

papillion, nebraska, papillion real estate, omaha real estate, houses in omaha, mark ciochonOnce one of Nebraska’s best kept secrets, Papillion is gaining national attention on lists like CNN’s’s Best Places to Live, and was named #2 for 2015. Don’t let the size fool you, the small city has diverse shopping, excellent schools, and recreational activities. The Sarpy County city is rapidly growing, with the once sleepy downtown Papillion now a hotspot for people of all ages with new dining options and seasonal concerts at the outdoor Sumtur Amphitheater.

In Papillion you’ll find everything from small boutiques to big department stores. One area favorite is Shadow Lake Towne Center, which is an outdoor mall that offers stores like Bed, Bath, and Beyond, JCPenney’s, and TJ Maxx. If boutiques are more your style, head to Kajoma’s Fashion Boutique for women’s clothing, or find handcrafted home décor at The Faintest Breeze.

There are plenty of options for education in Papillion, all the way from preschool up to high school. Newly built Prairie Queen School is an elementary school that just started accepting students in Fall 2015. The city is also home to two high-schools, Papillion La-Vista, and the newer Papillion La-Vista South.

Outside a wonderful place to be during warm Nebraska weather, and Papillion offers many options to enjoy the great outdoors. Walnut Creek offers scenic hiking, fishing, and picnic areas. You can also play a round of golf at nearby Eagle Hills, or cool off at Papio Bay Aqautic Park.

Papillion is full of life and a great city to be a part of. With a population of just over 20,000, you’ll get a small town feel with tons of entertainment and recreation, an affordable lifestyle, and an education for your children that you can trust and be proud of. If Papillion sounds like the place for you, contact the Houses in Omaha team to learn about available homes. Browse our listings at or call/text 402-578-1910 today!

What’s your favorite part about living in Papillion? Want to learn more about Papillion subdivisions? Have a suggestion for a future blog post? Let us know in the comment section below! We would love to hear from you. 

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