Seward is a city in Seward County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lincoln, Nebraska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,133 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Seward County and is known for its large Fourth of July celebration.
Seward is located at 40°54′40″N 97°5′49″W / 40.91111°N 97.09694°W / 40.91111; -97.09694 (40.911216, -97.096972).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km²), all of it land.