DescriptionNamed for a Native American word meaning “burning bush,” Wahoo was founded in 1870 by Czechoslovakian, Scandinavian and German immigrants. Originally valued primarily as a rich farming region, the town has expanded its economy to include tourism and varied industries. Among its native sons Wahoo counts filmmaker Darryl F. Zanuck, Pulitzer Prize winner Howard Hanson, Nobel Prize winner George Beadle, baseball Hall of Fame member Sam Crawford and children's book author and illustrator Clarence Anderson.
Visitor InfoWahoo Chamber of Commerce 640 N. Broadway WAHOO, NE 68066. Phone:(402)443-4001
Things to SeeSaunders County Historical Museum