Economic Development                     

The Gothenburg Improvement Company, Dawson County Area Economic Development Council, Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gothenburg work together for industrial development in the Gothenburg area.

These professional economic development groups are available to assist new and existing businesses in the area. All contacts are treated confidentially.

For further information regarding economic development opportunities in Gothenburg, contact:

Mike Bacon
Gothenburg Improvement Co.
Email: Mike Bacon
Phone: (308) 537-7161
Fax: (308) 537-7162

Bruce Clymer
City Administrator
City of Gothenburg
Email: Bruce Clymer
Phone: (308) 537-3677
Fax: (308) 537-3609

Joyce Hudson
City of Gothenburg
Email: Joyce Hudson
Phone: (308) 537-3677
Fax: (308) 537-3608

Andrea McClintic
Executive Director
Dawson County Area Econ. Dev.
Email: Andrea McClintic
Phone: (308) 217-0008
Fax: (308) 217-0007

Mary Plettner, Economic Development Manager
Economic Development Manager
Nebraska Public Power District
Email: Mary Plettner

Local Economy

Basic economic activities of this agricultural community are farming, ranching, manufacturing, wholesale and retail sales and tourism.  The primary retail trade area contains an estimated 4,800 people.  Gothenburg is located on Interstate 80 and also on one of the busiest mainline railroads in the world (Union Pacific).    

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City of Gothenburg

409 9th Street
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Phone: (308) 537-3677

405 9th Street
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Emergency E-9-1-1
Business (308) 537-3608

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409 9th Street
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Phone: (308) 537-3668
After Hours: (308) 537-3608
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