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Founded: 1858, Population: (2000) 2,122, Elevation: 1131. Seneca is the county seat of Nemaha County and within the Northeast Region of the state. Located between Marysville and Hiawatha on U.S. Highway 36.

Vasquez de Coronado is said to have reached the Kansas-Nebraska border somewhere in the vicinity of Seneca. He described the land as rich and fertile with huge herds of buffalo and abundant deer.

Seneca plays host to a myriad of industries and businesses and is home to about 2,500 citizens. These citizens' needs are well served by the town's many service organizations, churches, businesses, and governmental agencies and divisions. A new multi-million dollar hospital takes care of all the community's health needs, while the local volunteer fire department, widely recognized for its dependability and skill, insures the safety of Seneca's residents in over 100 years of service.

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07/04 Coming to The area
Swedish Festival Stromberg NE June14-16 Welcome to Stromsberg, the Swede capital of Nebraska. Swedish dancing, costumes, and food can be enjoyed throughout the festivities.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.