At a population of around 7,000 Seward provides you with the idyllic small town living you're looking for, with big city conveniences. Nebraska's Official Fourth of July City is just 20 miles west of Nebraska's capital city of Lincoln. Home to Concordia University, the Nebraska National Guard Museum, and recognized as "America's Small Town Fourth of July City", Seward is the ideal place to live, work, and play in the prairie. We hope you enjoy learning about our heartland community. If you're in the market to become a resident or Seward or the surrounding area we would be thrilled to help you make Seward your home.