The official government & community website of Milford, Nebraska
Milford was established in 1864. The town has a rich history, with pioneer stories, the coming of the railroad, a spring of medicinal waters and a legend of an Indian princess.
In 1941, Milford became the first site in the nation of vocational education with the establishment of the Nebraska Trade School which later became Southeast Community College.
The Milford Trade School, Southeast Community College - about 1947
The train depot in 1916
Picture taken in 1908 where the Napa store stands today
Milford dam built about 1903
How they built the new grade in Milford when the railroad was leveled in 1905-06
Education Day in November of 1932 down Main Street
Shogo Lithia Water was delivered all over Lincoln and to the Panama Canal during the early 1900s
The circus comes to town about 1888
Looking south on B Street in the 1930s
This building was remodeled and became part of the Soldiers and Sailors Home - about 1900
Welcome to Milford, Nebraska
Located in the southeastern part of the state, Milford is a clean, friendly community with all the benefits of small town living, yet less than twenty miles from the city of Lincoln, our state’s capitol. Milford is just three miles south of Interstate 80 for quick access to both Lincoln and Omaha.
Approximately 2,000 people live in Milford, a growing community with new housing developments. An additional 1,000 full-time students attend the Milford campus of Southeast Community College, which has provided technical and vocational training since 1941 and annually places 99% of its graduates soon after graduation.
Milford is also Tree City recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation. If you click the link below you can visit their website and learn more about Milford’s zoning and involvement with the organization!
Arbor Day Foundation
Water Quality Report 2016
Marketing Hometown America-Milford