History

First State Bank Nebraska is a full-service community bank in southeast Nebraska established in 1912 as a state charter bank. The first branch opened in Hickman and later expanded to Lincoln. In 2004, First State Holding Co., the holding company owning Saline State Bank in Wilber, acquired First State Bank and the Bank of Yutan. In 2009, First State Holding Co. also acquired Filley Bank. All four charters were merged into one bank. In May 2010, First State Holding Co. went on to acquire two new banks, Farmers Bank of Lincoln and DeWitt State Bank. Today, First State Bank Nebraska currently has 17 locations in the communities of Lincoln, Hickman, Yutan, Wilber, Hallam, Dorchester, Cortland, Firth, Filley, DeWitt, Pickrell, Western, and Waverly and loan production offices in Beatrice and Valley.  

First State Bank Nebraska strives to provide the latest banking technology products while delivering exceptional customer service. The bank is proud of the steady growth, increased services to customers and the involvement of employees, officers and directors in civic organizations and community functions.

First State Bank Nebraska . . . Banking on a First Name Basis!