Eustis is located in Frontier County
southwest of Lexington
, between Elwood
off of Hwy 23, near the Platte River and Republican River.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 436, a decrease of 16 since 1990.
The town was named for Percy Sprague Eustis, general passenger agent at Omaha for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad.
On Jan. 8, 1993, Eustis was declared the "Sausage Capital of Nebraska" by the Nebraska Legislature. Although farming and cattle raising are the main industries of the area, this friendly town offers an attractive and progressive business district with many young business people.
Fishing, hunting, boating, golfing, camping and a lot of wildlife viewing are available throughout this picturesque area.