About Hastings

Hastings is a lively and progressive city with a population of 25,000, and located in the agricultural heartland of south-central Nebraska. Here you'll find an interesting mix of commerce and industry, first-rate healthcare offerings, athletic and cultural opportunities, and plenty of ways to invest your valuable time and talents.

Hastings provides impressive post-secondary and adult educational opportunities, including Hastings College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the country, and the Central Community College-Hastings Campus. The result is a highly educated and involved citizenry that drives the city's economy, culture, and daily life.

The Hastings Museum of Natural and Cultural History - with its Lied Super Screen Theatre - is the largest municipal museum between Lincoln and Denver. With a wide variety of citywide events and festivals, a bustling shopping scene, three golf courses (including one that is PGA-certified), a world-class softball facility, beautiful parks, a local race track, easy access to the timeless spectacle of migrating Sandhill cranes, and so much more, Hastings will keep you engaged for a weekend, a month, or a lifetime.