Beatrice is not only a city located in the County of Gage but also its County seat. It is located about 40 miles south of the city of Lincoln beside the Big blue river. Agriculture is the prime occupation of the local people. Beatrice has a total area of about 24 sq. kms., located at an elevated height of about 1287 ft. from ground level.
The Blue river is a source of fresh water for the residents and also a source of power for running the mills around the town, which are the major source of employment. Some famous people of the area are G.D. Baker and J. Faulkner.