Located in Buffalo County, Nebraska, Ravenna has a population of nearly 1300 people. Many enjoy their home
life in Ravenna while working in larger communities
such as Kearney, 40 miles to the southwest or Grand Island, 35 miles to the southeast. Nebraska highway 2
flows right by Ravenna's south door step at highway 68.
Within the town itself you will find a grocery store, restaurants, a hardware store, a gas station, a flower store, realtors, bank, motel, ball fields, parks,
swimming pool and a golf course.
The community of Ravenna is proud and delighted to have a hometown grocery store, MNO Hometown Market.
Veronica is one of the owners of MNO Marketplace, ready to
greet you with a warm smile and a helpful hand.
Christie's Kitchen is a Ravenna favorite for early morning breakfast. Located on Grand Avenue, the cafe offers
delicious baked goods and filling breakfasts until 11:00 a.m.lso on Grand Avenue is the grocery store that includes a deli and hot meals.
Place your order right here!And with its fun and retro
decor, the Creamery serves up ice cream delights and quick sandwiches.
Newly opened restaurants include the R Bar, Muddy Creek Bar and Grill and the Farmhouse Grill. Wild Blue Coffee Company,
a coffee shop right on main street
is a great place to start your day!
The residents of Ravenna are proud and supportive of their community's school and its athletic teams. As well they should be! The girls volleyball team won
the State C-2 championship in 2008 and the boys' basketball team has won seven C-2 State championships!
The community holds a three day long celebration in June called "ANNEVAR". Thursday kicks off the celebration with a prince/princess contest and later a teen
dance with a pie baking contest and quilt show on Friday. Sand volleyball, antique tractor parade, an ice cream social and car show are just a few of the activities
that will be taking place over the weekend.
For more information on what's available in Ravenna, visit the Ravenna Chamber of
Just outside of Ravenna to the East is a Buffalo County Park. There is a small lake for fishing and
camping areas. As you drive on Nebraska Highway 2, look for the Ravenna sign as well as a Buffalo
County Park sign and turn in. Drive in about 1/4 of a mile and you will be at the park. Contact the Ravenna
Chamber of Commerce for further information.