Welcome to the City of Scottsbluff. Located in the Nebraska panhandle, we are centrally located within Scotts Bluff County. Scottsbluff is accessible to traffic from Interstate 80 (40 miles south), U.S. Highways 26 and 71, as well as the Western Nebraska Regional Airport. Scottsbluff population based on the 2010 census is 15,039. The City shares it's borders with the City of Gering and the City of Terrytown for a total population base of just under 24,000 residents. It is the retail hub of the Nebraska panhandle offering lodging, dining, and shopping.
Scottsbluff operates under the council-manager form of government and employs approximately 140 full-time employees. The City is served by five council members elected at-large to four-year terms. The Mayor is selected by his/her colleagues.
City Mission Statement:
“To promote a safe, healthy environment for its citizens, visitors, and business community; by providing essential services and infrastructure as well as opportunities for growth in a fair, fiscally responsible manner”