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Ogallala is located in Keith County, Neb.and has much to offer its residents: superior health care, a forward-thinking school system, low crime rate, endless recreational opportunities, quiet, friendly environment, inviting business atmosphere, a vast agricultural community, and a rich old-west history.
For more than one hundred years, Ogallala has ranked among the state's top tourism communities. As far back as the 1870's, Ogallala was a booming, bustling community. Today, the dance hall hostesses still kick up their heels during the nightly show at Ogallala's Front Street, a western and historical attraction financed by members of the business community and designed to replicate the Trail Drive era. Because of its western heritage, Ogallala has been designated Nebraska's "Cowboy Capital" by the Nebraska State Historical Society.
Like many Nebraska communities, Ogallala and the Keith County area provide a wealth of recreational and quality of life opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy one of many area attractions and recreational activities. The gem that draws most visitors to Keith County is gigantic Lake McConaughy. The lake boasts 100 miles of shoreline of white sand beaches and 30,000 surface acres of clear blue waters and some of the best walleye fishing in the nation. The lake is a destination for sailboat and sail boarding enthusiasts as well as fishermen and campers. Concessionaires around the lake offer restaurants, lodging, boat rentals, convenience/grocery stores, guide services, jet-ski rentals, scuba diving, and RV camp grounds.
Keith County has two golf courses, nine parks covering 50 acres with 10 ball fields, six tennis courts and four parks with playground equipment, a bowling alley, a recreation center, arcade, theater and library.
Banner Health hospitals in Ogallala: