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For those who are old enough to remember, Papillon was a famous movie starring the late Steve McQueen portraying the true story of escaped French prisoner, Henri Charriere. The name will ring bells for the old Hollywood movie, but the town of Papillion, Nebraska is not only spelled different, it has nothing to do with a French island prison either. Instead, the town of Papillion is home to over 19,000 residents, sharing a railroad network that has been around since the 1870s with five counties adjacent to Omaha, Nebraska.
The name of the town, of course, is not a typical Midwestern moniker. Instead, it comes from the French word for butterfly. That background hints at the early settlers who first came through the area and decided to create an early community; they were French trappers making a business off of the wildlife in the area and trading furs to buyers back east. However, the official establishment of Papillion occurred later in 1870, at least according to the town’s official seal and stamp.
Finding an Apartment for Rent in Papillion, NE
Papillion has enjoyed a number of awards and recognition for how nice it is to live there. The most recent title came from Bloomberg Business Week as the best place to have and raise children in the state of Nebraska. Papillion was also recognized in the past three years by CNN/Money Magazine in its annual rankings of the best places to live or the most affordable towns.
For those who work in Omaha, Papillion offers a small town bedroom community advantage with very little congestion. By car, driving to Omaha only takes about 15 to 20 minutes, so many use the town as a place to raise families and to get away from the buzz of the bigger city.
Outdoor Activities in Papillion, NE
Among the 12 parks in town, Papillion residents regularly enjoy Halleck Park, situated at the center of town and including a number of trails, green belts, and canopy shade trees. The park is larger than normal, including a number of facilities for all family members. Kids can enjoy time at the Papio Fun Park or at the Papio Bay Aquatic Park. There is also the town pool and outdoor bowl lanes. Additionally, adults can enjoy and stay active with the tennis courts, volleyball grounds, and chasing their kids among the various playgrounds. For baseball fans, the Park includes multiple fields and base grids for team games. And if that’s not enough, the town also has its own Triple A minor league team, the Omaha Storm Chasers.
There are also a number of events that occur annually that residents can enjoy. These include outdoor stage presentations at the city parks, parades down main street, marathons, and local festivals.
Weather in Papillion, NE
Papillion sees fairly warm days toward the later months of summer, reaching highs of 85 degrees by August. However, the seasons transition very quickly afterwards, and the area can see winter arrive as early as October, getting down to a low of 16 degrees Fahrenheit by Christmas. Rain comes down the most in the month of May, reaching a high of 4.5 inches and then reduces from there.
For those considering a move to the Omaha, NE region, Papillion offers a very viable small town place to live and raise a family close to the career resources of the bigger city. There's not much in the way of entertainment in town, but it does provide a safe, quiet neighborhood with top notch schools recognized statewide. The apartment rent and home pricing levels are not the lowest in Nebraska, but the higher cost is a trade-off for many who like how secure living in Papillion seems to be.
As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Papillion, NE is $855 for a studio, $829 for one bedroom, $990 for two bedrooms, and $1,383 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Papillion has increased by 5.1% in the past year.
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Top 10 Apartments in Papillion
- Tuscany Place, 1-3 Bed, $871 - 2,246
- Titan Springs, 1-3 Bed, $890 - 1,485
- Huntington Park, 1-2 Bed, $786 - 2,360
- Apartments at Lux 96, The, 1-2 Bed, $900 - 1,365
- Shadow Lake Square, Studio - 2 Bed, $840 - 1,320
- Brentwood Park Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $785 - 960
- Andover Pointe, 1-2 Bed, $805 - 980
- The Pointe Apartments, 1-3 Bed, $700 - 1,195
- Park Terrace, 1-3 Bed, $635 - 1,300
- Inwood Village Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $670 - 970
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Gold Coast Square Apts1221 Gold Coast Rd, Papillion, NE 68046$625 - 825 1-2 Bed Available Soon844-545-3260
Aspens Apartments1268 Golden Gate Dr, Papillion, NE 68046$980 2 Bed Available Now844-793-3085
Midland Heights Apartments1602-1604 Grandview Ave, Papillion, NE 68046$690 - 875 1-2 Bed Available Now844-776-3962
Tara Hills Villas205 Shillaelagh Blvd, Papillion, NE 68046$610 - 775 1-2 Bed Available Now844-259-0507
Val Verde Apartment9825-9831 Centennial Rd, La Vista, NE 68128$800 2 Bed Available 10/04/18844-387-6304
Tara Heights812-818 Janesview St, Papillion, NE 68046$640 - 780 1-2 Bed Available 10/17/18New
1206 Buckboard BlvdPapillion, NE 68046$1,450 House for Rent Available NowNew
4 br, 3 bath Townhome - 2409 Aberdeen Dr2409 Aberdeen Dr, Papillion, NE 68133$2,100 Townhome for Rent Available NowNew
4 br, 4 bath House - 904 Michael Dr.904 Michael Dr, Papillion, NE 68046$2,000 House for Rent Available Now1 day
Three Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, 1700 Sq. Ft.2402 King Dr, Papillion, NE 68046$1,595 House for Rent Available Now1 day
Four Bedroom, 4 Bathrooms, 2235 Sq. Ft.1903 Ridgeview Dr, Papillion, NE 68046$1,795 House for Rent Available Now1 day
3 br, 2.5 bath House - 4601 Brook St4601 Brook St, Papillion, NE 68133$1,650 House for Rent Available Now1 day
7725 S 71st AveLa Vista, NE 68128$1,500 House for Rent Available Now1 day
7312 S 81st StLa Vista, NE 68128$1,445 Condo for Rent Available Now1 day
Apartments for Rent in Papillion, NE
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