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Bassett

Bassett 68 714 (MM 260)

Located in  Rock County

Population in 2012: 557 (0% urban, 100% rural).

Population change since 2000: -25.0%

Basset is in an especially scenic area of the Sandhills with hills to the south and west; the Niobrara River Valley to the North; meadowlands  to the east.

The Bassett area is noted for its’ hunting, both deer and turkey.

Visit the Historical Park which features the Rock County Historical Museum consisting of 6 original buildings and numerous exhibits of pioneer heritage.

The City Park has a swimming pool, play park, picnic and camping areas.

Visit downtown and find Memory Lane Park; historical Phillip’s 66 Station; and Bassett Art Councils’ Kalidescope Gallery which makes them number 1 in the Arts .

In cooperation with the rest of the community they present excellent entertainment during the year.

Bassett has over 35 businesses ready to greet and serve you.

The Bassett Hotel is a step back in time with all the ‘modern ‘ conveniences but with an atmosphere of time “gone by”.

The Bassett Country Club and Bassett Airport which features a 4,700 ft. runway are located just west of town.

Nebraska Ranch Expo is held in June. Exhibitor s come from all over the United States and several other countries.

The Rock County Fair is held in August with tons of fun for everyone.

BASSETT/ROCK COUNTY CHAMBER
Box 537
402-684-3355

Lodging and Dining

BASSETT LODGE & RANGE CAFE
Your home in the Sandhilis
402 684-3376
402 684-3379

THE FRONT PORCH INN B & B
203 Augusta
402 -684-3321

Trade Specialty Shoppes

THE WHISTLE STOP
Located in an historic depot on W. Hwy. 20
(Florals, Gift)
877 684-3327
402 684-3327

R.E GOEKE VARIETY
402 684-2263

MIKE’S “JUNIQUE”
(Enter thru variety store)
(Uptown)
402-684-2263

Major Services

Bassett Livestock Auction
(Sales on Wednesdays)
402-684-2361

Commercial Bank
(202 Clark St.)
402 684-3301

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