Schuyler is a city in Colfax County, Nebraska, United States.It is the county seat of Colfax County. The city is named after former Vice President of the United States, Schuyler Colfax. Every year Schuyler has a fair with cars show and carnival rides.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 Square Kilometer), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.4 Square Kilometer) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 Square Kilometer) of it (1.42%) is water.
In 1935, monks from the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien established a community in Schuyler as a means of supporting the Congregation's missions in Africa and Asia. At present, Christ the King Priory is home to nine monks. The monks' apostolate has expanded to providing retreats at the recently-constructed Saint Benedict Center, four miles north of Schuyler. The Oak Ballroom's ceiling beams
The Oak Ballroom, completed by the Works Progress Administration in 1937 and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built using dozens of native oak trees hauled to the building site from the nearby Platte River using horse and buggies.