The City of Fullerton is located at the confluence of the Loup and Cedar Rivers in East Central Nebraska.  State Highways 14 and 22 intersect in the community.  Fullerton is 43 miles west of Columbus, Nebraska, 40 miles northeast of Grand Island, Nebraska, and 123 miles west of Omaha, Nebraska. 

Fullerton, the Nance County seat, is at the heart of some of the best hunting and agricultural land in Nebraska.  With an active Economic Development organization and Chamber, the city strives toward progress and development. 

The City of Fullerton supports the county’s ag industry through its retail and service sectors. Services include: value-added ag facilities (ADM, CVA); two medical clinics; a high-quality, top-ranked K-12 school system; an updated city library; a refurbished motel; and nursing, assisted, and independent living facilities. Retail offerings include: a grocery store; a pharmacy; two convenience stores; a Sports Bar & Grill and multiple cafés and fast food chains; a clothier; a unique quilting store; and a gunsmithing and sporting goods shop.

A beautiful 9-hole golf course and clubhouse overlook scenic views of the Cedar River Valley.  Within the calm settings of beautiful oak trees is Broken Arrow Wilderness, a camping facility offering a broad range of relaxing activities including hunting, fishing, tanking, and canoeing.

These amenities put Fullerton at the pinnacle of “Nebraska–the good life.”  Fullerton’s motto is “Pulling Together for Progress.”



The 2010 Census identifies Fullerton as having a population of 1,307. As of 2013, the population of the City is estimated at 1,259.

The Community Profile for the City of Fullerton includes information on population, labor, transportation, utilities, and services.



Fullerton Public Schools students, with the help of staff, created this photo collage of Fullerton through the ages. Our apologies for the watermark: We used free software to convert the DVD to a format that we could upload to the internet.

Air boating in Fullerton was an August 2013 story on Channel 10/11 News’ “Pure Nebraska” series. Click on the “Fullerton Air Boating” link beneath the video graphic.

In 2014, Fullerton received national attention as a Community of Distinction in the series hosted by football legend Terry Bradshaw.