Elkhorn Homes for Sale

Elkhorn is a suburb on the western edge Omaha. It is located in Douglas county and is about 15 minutes west of Omaha. The city came into existence and grew largely as a result of an extension of the Union Pacific Railroad in the late 1860's. The city was originally founded in 1865 by George Crawford, but was annexed by Omaha in 2005.

Elkhorn Living

Elkhorn has experienced a huge boom in real estate over the last 10 years. New Residential construction homes have increased dramatically throughout the area. The average home value in the Elkhorn area is $243,000, which is higher than the Omaha Metro Area average.

Elkhorn Shopping and Dining

Village Pointe Shopping Center is a popular shopping mall located at 168th and W Dodge. It is home to many restaurants including Kona Grill, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse and Kobe Steakhouse, as well as many shops and retailers.  It also hosts the Farmers Market that takes place every Saturday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Popular dining options around Elkhorn include Bella Vita and Shevy's Sports & Steaks, which are located on North Main Street. Oscar's Pizza has arguably the best wings in the Omaha area.  For a quick bite to eat, Firehouse Subs at Wright Plaza in Omaha and Chick-fil-A on West Center Road are two fast food options. 

Elkhorn Parks and Recreation, Attractions

Ta-Ha-Zouka Park along the Old Lincoln Highway is one of the largest parks located near Elkhorn real estate. This park stretches over 28 acres and includes a playground, baseball, football, soccer fields, picnic areas, and a tennis court. Bluestem Prarie Preserve is a larger natural area located about 10 minutes to the east of town. This natural area covers more than 6,000 acres and allows visitors to experience native prairie lands. Omaha's nearby Henry Doorly Zoo is also rated as the best Zoo in the world according to Trip Advisor.

Common Ground Rec Center is located on Veterans Drive in Elkhorn. This recreation center includes facilities for swimming and exercising in group fitness programs that are offered throughout the year. Indian Creek Golf Course located to the northeast of Elkhorn. This is a 27-hole golf course that includes 37 acres of fairway and hosts an annual amateur golf tournament every year.

Elkhorn Schools

Elkhorn Public School district includes 14 schools and has a student enrollment of around 5,457. There are five elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools run by the district. Private schools located in Elkhorn include Mount Michael Benedictine High School and St. Patrick's Catholic School.

Elkhorn Homes for Sale

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