Your location:

Omaha

Omaha

About Omaha

421,570 in city
885,157 in metro
307 km² (119 mi²)
366.069251402 m
Biggest city in Nebraska and the port of entry and seat of Douglas county. Omaha is situated in the eastern part of the state and on the west bank of the Missouri River, opposite Council Bluffs , Iowa. Major industries include food processing, insurance, and telecommunications. Omaha is one of the nation's hotbeds for the telecommunications industry. Over 50,000 people go to work each day at a telecommunications related job in Omaha. Omaha is currently undergoing a major construction boom in its downtown that will change and advance its skyline over the next several years. Omaha is also known as the 'Big O' or 'River City' by its hometown citizens. Founded in 1854 and incorporated in 1857.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
239 All Buildings
205
existing
3
planned
3
unbuilt
28
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 One First National Center 634 ft 2002
2 Woodmen Tower 478 ft 1969
3 Masonic Manor 320 ft 1963
4 Union Pacific Center 317 ft 2004
5 First National Center 295 ft 1971