Papillion is a city in Sarpy County in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It is an 1870’s railroad town that is part of the larger five county metro area of neighboring Omaha, and is the county seat of Sarpy County. The population of Papillion was 18,894 at the 2010 census.
Papillion has been nationally recognized by a number of publications. 2013 by Bloomberg Business Week as the Best Place to Raise Kids in Nebraska; 2012 by Livability.com as #1 in their Top Small Town’s in America; 2011 by CNN/Money Magazine as the 5th Best Place to Live (small community) in the United States; 2010 by BusinessWeek as the 2nd Most Affordable Place to Live in America; 2009 by CNN/Money Magazine as the 3rd Best Place to Live (small community) in the United States and also the #14 Most Affordable Place to Live in the United States; and 2007 CNN/Money Magazine as the 6th Best Place to Live (small community).