Western Nebraska

The ‘Twin Cities’ of Scottsbluff and Gering Nebraska serve as the hub for all of the western Nebraska Panhandle. Nestled at the base of the Scotts Bluff National Monument, we are a community rich in history, poised to grow our business and residential communities.

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The area has it's roots in agriculture and is still an agribusiness community because of the fertile valley of the North Platte River. Cattle, grain, sugar beets, and beans are produced here and shipped globally. Agriculture drives our economy.

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As the hub for acute medical care encompassing a four-state region, western Nebraska continues to attract new medical services. We are home to one of only three Level II trauma care facilities in the state. A 750-mile health care fiber optic network links the area to Denver.



Our 100% fiber optic network ranks us in the top 5% of the ‘most wired’ areas of the country, and includes a 750 mile cable connecting us to Denver and national research networks. This superior infrastructure means your business will not be limited by reduced connectivity options.



Western Nebraska has rail, facilities and the infrastructure to support new industry. Through state incentive programs from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and local LB840 funds, new and expanding industries continue to develop and prosper in the area.

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Mortgage servicing centers have long been a part of our community, utilizing a highly trained, versatile workforce capable of meeting the high demands of customer service and finance.


Scottsbluff and Gering are among several communities located in the “Valley” area of western Nebraska.  Together they form the 7th largest urban area of Nebraska. We are a safe, affordable, family friendly, rural region located only a few hours from a metropolitan area. The communities of western Nebraska have a highly motivated and skilled workforce possessing the strong Midwest work ethic sought in larger cities.

We have a state of the art regional medical center, and a 2 year community college with access to 4 year degrees, via distance learning. The low humidity, redundant fiber and low cost utilities make the area a prime candidate for data centers. We have the best of both worlds, offering state of the art technology in a rural atmosphere.   An agriculturally based economy makes our community a perfect fit for value added ag or light manufacturing businesses. Additionally, financial services and national mortgage service centers have created a presence into our community because of our reliable and affordable workforce.  Our central location allows Western Nebraska Regional Airport to provide daily service to Denver, Colorado. Hanger space is available for company aircraft.

Twin  Cities Development supports economic development activities that create jobs and bring investment into western Nebraska. As an independent, member-supported, non-profit organization, we are available for consultation to companies interested in relocating or expanding. We provide assistance with local and state incentives, site and building selection, grant opportunities, employee recruitment, job postings, statistics and other information. This website contains information for local businesses as well as outside investors, businesses and individuals seeking to relocate to our community.

If you have questions about Twin Cities Development and how we can assist your business please contact us at twincitesinfo@tcdne.org or call us at 308-632-2833.






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