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Wallace is a small town in rural Lincoln County Nebraska, with a population of 366 (2010).



Wallace is a small farming community located in extreme southwestern Lincoln County, along the Burlington Northern Railroad line. The town celebrated its centennial in 1987.

Get in


Wallace is near the crossroads of Nebraska highways 23 and 25, each of which is a two-lane blacktop road. Highway 25 continues south into Kansas, eventually meeting up with Interstate 70.

Get around


The only way to get around Wallace is by car.


  • Johnson Memorial Building. The hall was built in 1921 as a memorial to John R. Johnston, a resident of Pennsylvania who was prominent in the glass industry. Johnston came to Wallace annually for twenty-four years to hunt and fish. His family and friends built the hall as a memorial after Johnston died of tuberculosis in 1920 at the age of fifty-three. The hall was designed by F. W. Fitzpatrick, a nationally known architect. Listed on the National Historic Register.
  • North Platte/Lincoln County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 219 S. Dewey, +1 308-532-4729, toll-free: +1-800-955-4528. The CVB maintains a comprehensive list of attractions, events, lodging and dining establishments in all of Lincoln County.


  • Hunting.


  • Mac's Super Foods, 314 East Highway 23, +1 308-387-4317. Grocery store







Go next


25 miles south of Wallace on Highway 25, the Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous is held each July. The rendezvous is set up near the original site of the 1872 buffalo hunt when the U.S. Army commissioned the young scout Buffalo Bill to entertain the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia.

Routes through Wallace
Jct ← becomes ← Jct N  W  E  WellfleetHoldrege
Ends at Sutherland  N  S  → Jct W E → Jct W E → becomes Colby

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