Beemer is located in Cuming County off of US Hwy 275, east of Norfolk, between Wisner and West Point. This community is also situated near a State Campground near the Elkhorn River.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 674, an increase of 2 since 1990.
During the 1880s there was talk of bringing the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad up the Elkhorn Valley, with the hope that it would one day cross northern Nebraska to the Black Hills. A.D.Beemer, who owned a half section of land near the Rock Creek Mill, persuaded George Canfield and K.C.Morehouse, to join him in developing this new area. Assured by the railroad of the route they were taking, Beemer laid out a town and built a depot. He also built a new post office, which Congressman E.K.Valentine had the postal service renamed "Beemer," in honor of the promoter and founder of the town.
Today, the small town of Beemer is "beeming" with outdoor opportunities.
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Orange City Tulip Festival Orange City IA May16-18 The Orange City Tulip Festival - an entertaining celebration of the best of small-town America - showcases for 100,000 visitors this thriving community's rich Dutch heritage. Festivities include music and dancing by hundreds of children and adults in intricate authentic costumes, two daily parades featuring top area marching bands, nightly musical theatre, a carnival midway, fun ethnic food treats, plus thousands of tulips and a dozen reproduction windmills throughout a charming village.
Awesome Biker Nights Sioux City IA June13-15 Awesome Biker Nights is Northwest Iowa's premier regional motorcycle event with an attendance of over 25,000! Of course, even those who aren't traveling on two wheels are welcome at the event. The Awesome experience includes three stages of live music from National and Regional Bands, motorcycle stunt performances, a poker run through the beautiful countryside, a bike show, tattoo contest, poker tournament, bike raffle, vendors and more.
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.
Turner County Fair Parker SD August12-15 South Dakota's oldest county fair. The four best days of summer.