How Beaver Crossing – Kearney got its name
A settlement began in 1862 where the trail from Nebraska City to Fort Kearny crossed Beaver Creek.

Population
403

Did you know?
In 1895 the first artesian well in the area was discovered, followed by other wells that filled the largest swimming pool in the state.  The water supplied Smiley Botanical Gardens, home to many goldfish and water lilies.