New Residents Guide

Gretna is a rapidly growing community nestled quietly between Omaha and Lincoln off I-80. Located in on the west edge of Sarpy County, Gretna lies 10 to 20 minutes from Omaha and 30 to 40 minutes from Lincoln. Our community prides itself with booming housing developments, one of the lowest crime rates in the state, active businesses, and community activities. All which make Gretna a great place for residents and visitors alike. Whether you're looking for the perfect location to raise your family, escape from the busy city life, or take a vacation to visit some of Nebraska's greatest attractions, Gretna offers great opportunities.

Data & Demographics


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Government Contacts

City of Gretna402-332-3336
Drivers License402-292-0141
Gretna Post Office402-332-2726
Motor Vehicle Licensing402-593-2148
Nebraska Humane Society402-444-7800
Sarpy County Sheriff (Non-Emergency)402-593-4111

Local Papers

Gretna Breeze402-332-0592
Gretna Guide402-332-3232
Omaha World Herald402-444-1000

Trash Services

Abe's Trash402-571-4926
Metro Disposal402-932-6387
Gretna Sanitation402-332-4710
Waste Connections dba Papillion Sanitation402-346-7800
Premier Waste Solutions402-339-1229
Waste Management402-731-0138


Black Hills Energy - Gas Service800-890-5554
City of Gretna Water402-332-3336, ext. 207 & 216
Cox Communications402-933-3000
Diggers Hotline402-344-3565
Omaha Public Power District877-536-4131
Century Link800-244-1111


Please visit the Public Works Page for all necessary water customer forms