Palmer is a village in Merrick County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 472 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Grand Island, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Palmer is located at 41°13′18″N 98°15′28″W / 41.22167°N 98.25778°W / 41.22167; -98.25778 (41.221629, -98.257675).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.