Wymore is located in Gage County in Southeast Nebraska. Served by US Highway 77, Wymore is 52 miles south of Lincoln, 114 miles southeast of Omaha, and 167 miles north of Kansas City. Wymore is 1,227 feet above sea level with a population of 1,656.
Wymore lies in the fertile valley of the Big Blue River, and the terrain in the area is level to gently rolling. The majority of soil types in the area are silty clay with good surface drainage. The basic economic activities consist of farming, retail sales and small manufacturing.
Wymore is a second class city with a mayor - council form of government. Wymore has two wards and the term of office for both the mayor and the council is four years.
Current government for Wymore:
|Mayor - Dan Guenther||Council President - Roy "Max" Allen|
|Council Member - Sue Sapp||Council Member - Don Sullivan|
|Council Member - Dave Monfelt||City Clerk- Carol Maxson|
|City Treasurer- Amy Waschnicht||City Superintendent- Ron Dorothy|
|City Attorney- Andy Carothers|
Utilities in Wymore are provided by Aquila Natural Gas; lights and water are provided by city operated and owned departments.
Current government for Blue Springs:
|Mayor - Lonnie Meyer||Council Member - Glenn Mewes|
|Council Member - Gary Neumann||Council Member - Gene Reedy|
|Council Member - Tom Wolf||City Clerk- Katherine Roche|
Blue Springs Fire Department ~ 308 E Broad Street ~ (402)
Wymore hosts a number of civic organizations dedicated to preserving Wymore's history and moving Wymore ahead for future generations.
American Legion Anderson Post #25 ~ 815 West D Street ~ Donald Jenkins, Commander, Donald Jurgens, Adjutant ~ (402) 645-3895. Post meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
Other parts of the Anderson Post #25 include:
Sons of the American Legion - Commander Ed McClure IV,
American Legion Auxiliary - President Norma Cox,
Thursday night Bingo
Riverview Jr. Stockmen 4-H Club & Clover Kids
We are a club consisting of members from the Wymore, Odell, and Beatrice Area. Our focus is on livestock projects in addition to various Community Service projects.
Contacts/Leaders: Scott & Denielle Trauernicht 402-239-6767
Jeff & Andrea Humphreys 402-520-2836
Wymore Senior Center ~ 815 West D Street ~ (402) 645-3525
Manager - Lois Milburn
Senior Center serves noon meals for seniors on Monday through Friday except on holidays. They also have different activities everyday after lunch. Senior Center also provides Meals on Wheels program.
Great Plains Welsh Heritage Center (GPWHP) ~ 307 S 7th Street
Contact person - Berwyn Jones, 6220 Andrew Court, Lincoln, NE or
Local contact - Janey Rudder, 123 West D Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone: (402) 645-3186
Southern Gage Community Pride Group (SGCPG)
President - Rhonda Brownawell
Vice President - Pat Brownawell
Secretary - Lisa Hosfelt
Treasurer - Connie Smith
Historian - Pat Brownawell
They hold several community events throughout the year including an Easter Egg Hunt, Yard of the Week, Sam Wymore Days, City Wide Garage Sales, Teacher's Banquet, Health Fair, Cooking Show, Holiday Appreciation Night/Treasure Hunt, Tour of Holiday Homes, Community Bucks, Ribbon Cuttings, Community Coffees, Flag Displays, Farmer's Market, National Night Out, and Annual Raffle.
Southern Public School System,
District #1, consists of grades K-12. The
District is made up of students that are located in Wymore, Blue Springs,
Holmesville, Barneston, Liberty and surrounding rural area.
Superintendent - Gene Haddix
Southern Elementary School ~ 312 W 2nd Street, Blue Springs, NE ~
Phone: (402) 645-3359
Principal - Jerry Rempe
Southern High School ~ 115 S 11th Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone: (402)
Principal - Jeff Murphy
Head Start Preschool ~ 517 North 12th Street, Wymore, NE ~ Phone: (402)
Supervisor - Joyce Smith
Wymore Country Club ~ 1700 West D Street
Phone: (402) 645-9904
Wymore American Legion Baseball ~ Baseball program for those 19 years old and younger.
Contact: Dan Yockel at (402) 239-5740
Arbor State Park
6 camping sites with electrical hookups
Facilities - Baseball and football fields, horse arena, skate park, playground equipment, picnic areas, park house, basketball courts, and new aquatic center
Facilities - Basketball court, playground equipment, picnic tables, and baseball diamond
Blue Springs Sports Complex
Blue Springs Sports Complex is located in Blue Springs and owned by Wymore.
Facilities - 3 softball diamonds
Located in downtown Wymore. Restored train depot; open Memorial Weekend, Sam Wymore Days and by appointment.