Pierce County is a special place. We’re progressive but focused on families. We are growing and making our communities even stronger for future generations.
Whether you are visiting the area, want to return to Nebraska, or are considering a move here for the first time, we invite you to get to know Pierce County. It’s special, just like you.
With a solid agriculture base, Pierce County is full of hardworking individuals ready to lend a helping hand. These characteristics are seen in the workplace, schools, churches and on our city streets.
The communities of Plainview, Osmond and Pierce offer vibrant downtown areas, beautiful parks, playgrounds, pools, libraries, camping, and recreation areas.
Areas of interest include scenic Willow Creek State Recreation Area. Located 1.5 miles southwest of Pierce. The park covers 1,600 acres and offers camping, fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, and hunting. An 8-mile hiking and horseback limestone trail winds through the area.
Gilman Park Arboretum. This award-winning park 14-acre park includes Bill Cox Memorial Lake, a 1.2 miles service path, over 325 species or cultivars of woody plants, and eight landscaped gardens containing over 80 varieties of perennials and grasses. The Arboretum also features a 1913 “rigid-connected lattice pony truss” bridge built by Canton Bridget Co. of Canton, Ohio. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Other area attractions include, the Pierce Historical Museum, Pierce Community 9-hole Golf Course, Plainview Community 9-hole Golf Course, Plainview Klown Doll Museum, Plainview 1880 Depot Museum, and the Osmond Veterans Memorial,
Highways 20, 13, 81, 98, and 121 will take you wherever you want to go in beautiful Pierce County. We hope to see you on the Backroad Tour soon!
Pierce County Businesses
|3rd Street Bar & Grill||Open Mon-Sat 10A-9P. Family, friendly oriented bar & grill|
|100 E. 3rd St.||Osmond||402-860-6761|
|Thomsens Corner||Open Mon-Fri 3P-2A, Sat 11A-2A, Sun Noon-2A. "For the Good Times"|
|302 N. State St.||Osmond||402-326-4466|
|Always Flowers & Gifts||Open Mon-Fri 9A-5:30P (closed 12:30-1:30) Sat 9A-Noon. A lovely variety of fresh flowers and creative gift ideas to suit any style or budget.|
|102 W Main St||Pierce||402-329-6527|
|Expressions Floral||Open Tues-Fri 10A-6P, Sat 10-2. Full service floral shop. We specialize in weddings, funerals, everyday events, special events including large galas. We always try to incorporate a gift/keepsake in every arrangement.|
|203 S. Lucas St.||Pierce||(402) 329-4514|
|J's Place||Open daily 11A-9P. Home of ice cream, hamburgers and the Pierce Pounder. Clean, family friendly place to eat with scrumptious sandwiches & truly creamy ice cream with many toppings|
|323 E. Main St.||Pierce||402-860-2105|
|Rivet Roasters||Open Mon-Sat 6A-noon. I am a one women show. I specialize in single origin coffees, roasted to bring out each region's unique flavors. Let me share my passion and knowledge with you.|
|106 W. Main St.||Pierce||402-329-6300|
|Stop N Shop||Open Mon-Fri. 10A-5P Sat. 10A-3P. Closed Sun. 3 stores in Pierce. Something for everyone! Shop 1 - new to antique, knick-knacks to furniture, Shop 2 - clothing & shoes for the whole family, Shop 3 - showcase items|
|114 N. Brown St.||Pierce||402-649-9138|
|D & K Lanes||Open Mon-Fri 2P to 10P, Sat 5P to 10P,closed Sun. Restaurant, Bowling and Entertainment Venue. Amazing food and beverage- including Homemade Pizza, Burgers, Tacos, Beer, Mixed Drinks and Liquor|
|118 S. Main St.||Plainview||402-671-5020|
|Hidden Trunk Antiques||Open on the weekends in the Spring and Summer. Open by chance or by appointment, typically most of the year. Please call ahead!|
|401 W. Locust||Plainview||(651) 417-2344|
|J&H Produce||Open Everyday Daylight to Dusk. Planters, Hanging baskets, fairy gardens, annuals, perennials, fresh produce as available. Top quality plants in and around the greenhouse. Continues into Summer with fresh produce and into Fall with pumpkins, gourds, squash and mums.|
|86229 531 Ave||Plainview||402-841-9522|
|Klown Doll Museum||Open every day ex Sun 1P- 4:30, or call 402-582-4433 for special appts. Why is Klown spelled with a "K"? It started over 50 years ago with the community Klown Band, so it was most natural to use the K in the museum the same way. After all, they are all in the Klown Kapital of Nebraska!|
|306 W. Park Ave||Plainview||402-582-4433|
|Mary's Restaurant||Open Mon 11A-2P Tues-Thurs 11A-9P, Fri 11A-10P Sat. 8A-10P Sun. 8A-2P.|
|Plainview Golf Course||9-Hole PGA-Certified Golf Course. Plainview Country Club in Plainview, NE is a fun, but challenging 9-hole course that offers youth clinics, tournaments and golf equipment to all club members. Clubhouse, driving range and camping available.|
|53230 865 Road||Plainview||(402) 582-3445|
|Serendipity||Open Mon-Fri 8A-2P|
|408 W. Locust Ave.||Plainview||402-201-4562|
|Jerry's Hilltop||Open daily 8A - 8:30P. Family owned restaraunt that offers great food & great service and has been in business since 1969.|
|86420 Highway 81||Randolph||402-337-0196|