Communities and Neighborhoods

Downtown Kansas City | Center of the Metro

39th Street 
A cluster of eclectic shops and restaurants, residents of 39th Street find the experience of urban living intriguing. 

Country Club Plaza
The world-renowned Country Club Plaza is the country’s first mixed-use development, which today boasts one of Kansas City’s premier shopping, dining, entertainment and living districts.

Crossroads Arts District
Explore Kansas City's eclectic enclave of artist studios, galleries, boutique shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants and creative businesses. 

Hyde Park
A variety of homes including single-family, duplexes and apartment buildings, with close access to shopping, dining and entertainment in the urban core.  

Kansas City, Missouri
Experiencing an arts and culture renaissance, Kansas City offers everything one would want in a city. National sports teams and diverse living options provide the format for a multitude of fun and interactive adventures and activities.

Pendleton Heights
Pendleton Heights is a diverse historic downtown neighborhood that boasts KC's first Boulevard, three city parks, one of the only two nationally-listed urban scenic byways and the largest collection of true Victorian homes in the city. 

River Market
The River Market community is not only one of the city's most-historic neighborhoods, but also one of the most culturally rich areas.

Union Hill
This neighborhood can be distinguished by two sections – single-family homes built around the turn of the century and newer loft and condo projects. 

West Plaza
The West Plaza neighborhood is an eclectic residential area between the Country Club Plaza and State Line in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Northeast

Blue Springs
With affordable housing, nationally recognized schools and its central location, Blue Springs is a short drive to many local attractions including sporting and cultural venues. A growing city with a small town feel, keeps this city a hometown favorite.

Briarcliff
An upscale neighborhood located less than five minutes north of downtown, Briarcliff has a little bit of everything.  

Cameron
Boasting the largest population increase in rural northwest Missouri, Cameron exemplifies small town community living. At the crossroads of I-35 and U.S. 36 this community offers easy travel access for that big city getaway. 

Excelsior Springs
Known historically for more than 30 different wells and springs, Excelsior Springs was originally known for its health resort and its many spas. Now the city is recognized for its beautiful scenery, antiques and three National Historic districts.

Gladstone
Located only ten minutes from the Kansas City airport and ten minutes from downtown, Gladstone offers historic and new homes, great schools and a 38-acre nature preserve.

Independence
Independence is famously known as the home town of Harry Truman.  Full of historic homes this town also offers parks, sports venues and abundant shopping and dining experiences.
                     
Liberty                                                                                                                        Located just north of the river, Liberty is a suburban paradise with limitless shopping opportunities and highly rated schools.    

Maryville
The home of Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville is not just a college town. With an 18-hole golf course, a 1,000-acre lake and 3,000-acres of park, residents can enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities.

North Kansas City
North Kansas City is an inviting, safe community, featuring an excellent balance of forward progress and economic development, while maintaining its small-town atmosphere. 

Smithville
Known for its 7,700-acre lake with 175 miles of shoreline, Smithville residents enjoy boating, fishing, sail swimming beaches, water skiing and inner tubing. There are two 18-hole championship golf courses, riding/hiking trails and a nature preserve.

Southeast

Belton
Belton offers two 18-hole golf courses, one being the home of Lock Loyd Country Club and its professional golfer’s association’s golf course. Along with eight parks and a state-of-the-art wellness center, Belton also has a 69-acre sports center.

Blue Springs
Located on Interstate 70, less than a half hour from downtown Kansas City, Blue Springs is a newly energized, fast-growing place that knows the meaning of community.

Brookside
The tree-lined streets of this trendy neighborhood is walkable and enjoyable not only for the "KC only" restaurants, bars and shopping, but for the quaint English atmosphere.

Grain Valley
Great schools, parks and neighborhoods, along with low crime, new infrastructure, and a wide variety of housing choices are just a few of the reasons why residents are drawn to this growing community.

Grandview
Grandview is a popular choice for families who want to be in the metropolitan area, but prefer the amenities of a smaller community. 

Harrisonville
Harrisonville offers access to the convenience and amenities of metropolitan life. Full of historic homes and nationally registered parks, it offers a moderate cost of living that falls below the national average and a high quality of life.

Lake Lotawana
Lake Lotawana is one of the deepest lakes with some of the clearest water in the region; residents enjoy a large mix of activities from boating groups to a gardening club.

Lee’s Summit
This community maintains the essence of a small town, while offering a variety of shopping venues, boutiques, restaurants and family-friendly events.

Lone Jack
A rural location approximately 30 minutes from the heart of the Kansas City metro, Lone Jack has everything you need to live while being close enough for people to explore the city on a daily basis. 

Oak Grove
Oak Grove has steadily flourished into an astonishing suburb, besides the award-winning schools, this area is rife with lakes, outdoor parks and year-round youth athletic and non-athletic activities. 

Pleasant Hill
Full of rich history, Pleasant Hill has grown into a charismatic trail town with a train depot, civil war buildings and a historic museum. The city recently became part of Missouri’s Katy Trail State Park system initiative linking Kansas City to St Louis via trails that mirrored the railways. 

Raymore
One of the fastest growing cities in Missouri, Raymore is home to an 18-hole golf course and resort-style living with access to major highways and metropolitan attractions

Raytown
The greatest benefit of Raytown’s geographic location is its access to the entire metro area, serving as a crossroads to surrounding communities.

Northwest

Atchison, Kansas
Nestled along the Missouri River, Atchison is full of riverside settings, antiques, boutique shops and historic homes. Full of rolling hills for hiking and riverside walking trails, there are activities for all ages.

Historic Westheight
Developed in the early 20th century, this neighborhood boasts a variety of architectural styles such as the Prairie School Victorian, and the Arts and Crafts.

Kansas City, KS 
Just across the river from the downtown area is Kansas City Kansas, with its many attractions, historic sites and plenty of art galleries.

Lansing
Situated on the Missouri River and located within minutes of four major highways, Lansing offers small town atmosphere with big city accessibility. With a new state-of-the-art high school built in 2015, schools in Lansing are consistently highly ranked in the state.

Leavenworth                                                                                                                The city of Leavenworth, founded in 1854, was the first city incorporated in the state of Kansas. Leavenworth offers a 28-block historic shopping district, which includes antique shops, restaurants, a brewery and a variety of artisan gift shops. 

Parkville
Home to The National Golf Club, designed by legendary golfer Tom Watson, Parkville offers extensive active lifestyle opportunities.  

Riverside 
With a healthy mix of new and existing homes, a highly-rated school district, lots of open space, extensive walking/biking trails and no city personal property, real estate or earning taxes, Riverside is ready to welcome you. 

St. Joseph
St. Joseph is a vibrant suburban city offering upscale shopping, fine dining and a wealth of exciting things to see and do. 

Weston     
Weston offers a variety of shops, restaurants, wineries, a brewery and pub, along with a wide range of historical experiences, including antebellum homes, museums, walking tours and a historic shopping district.        

 





Southwest

Bonner Springs
Located on the western edge of the Kansas City metropolitan area, Bonner Springs is a convenient place to stay, and provides great access to local and metro-wide attractions.   

DeSoto
DeSoto offers a quiet community while having the advantage of easily commuting to jobs through out the Kansas City area. De Soto offers a wide variety of housing opportunities, such as starter-home subdivisions, golf course communities and homes with acreage.

Emporia
Just an hour and half from downtown Kansas City, Emporia is home to Emporia State University and 18 parks covering 250 acres. The Granada district is Emporia’s own arts and entertainment district featuring art, movies, theatre and shopping.

Fairway
Known as the "city of trees," Fairway features manicured lawns, broad swooping streets and hilly terrain.  

Gardner
Located just south and west of downtown Kansas City, Gardner offers suburban living with major highway access to city amenities. Gardner is also home of the Johnson County Fair which draws thousands every summer.

Hallbrook
Located near the elegant Town Center Plaza shops, Hallbrook Country Club and the neighborhood boast several newly-developed upscale homes.

Kansas City, KS 
Just across the river from the downtown area is Kansas City Kansas, with its many attractions, historic sites and plenty of art galleries.

Lake Quivira
This private community is a destination for outdoor activities including fishing, water sports and it certainly isn't uncommon to see families relaxing on their boats from late spring to mid-fall. 

Lawrence
Located 45 minutes from Downtown Kansas City and home to the University of Kansas, Lawrence is a historic college town that possesses a wide array of eclectic shops, excellent restaurants and beautiful Midwestern scenery.

Leawood                                                                                                              Leawood offers exceptional schools and is recognized as a desirable location to live and work. Covering 14.7 square miles, Leawood boarders the Missouri state line and offers easy access to restaurants, shopping and highways.    

Lenexa
Lenexa has established neighborhoods and commercial developments, beautiful parks and trails and exceptional school districts. Lenexa provides a rich history and a strong, hometown sense of community spirit.                                                          

Louisburg
Louisburg is known for its small town ambiance and the Louisburg Cider Mill. Every fall hundreds visit the cider mill to sample the apple cider, homemade Lost Trail Root Beer, and hot cider donuts.

Manhattan
Just two hours west of Kansas City, Manhattan is home to Kansas State University. More than just a college town, Manhattan is surrounded by the beautiful flint hills. Visiting the zoo, hiking and biking, numerous gardens and parks are all some of the many attractions offered by this growing city.

Mission Hills
Named the third-wealthiest municipality in the U.S., Mission Hills offers exclusively-fine homes accentuated by historic sculptures and fountains. 

Mission Woods
A mixture of young families, and established residents create an inviting and friendly atmosphere. 
 
Olathe
Olathe is home to more than 40 neighborhood and community parks, and almost 60 miles of public trails. 

Ottawa
Nestled between interstate 35 and the Marais des Cygnes River, the city is known for its friendly nature, rural charm, rich history and late 19th and early 20th century Victorian architecture.
 
Overland Park
One of the fastest-growing and most-populous cities in Kansas, Overland Park offers premier K-12 education, fine dining and is a site for many of the KC region's headquartered companies. 
 
Paola 
Pecan farms and historic homes are just some of the things that make Paola a small town with big charm. Located within minutes of major city attractions with easy highway access, this city offers quality schools, a robust community and a historic town square full of shops and dining.

Prairiefire
Residences at Prairiefire enjoy hiking and biking trails, covered parking, and a range of dining and entertainment options all within walking distance.

Prairie Village
Called Prairie Village due to its 64-acres of parks, this community draws young professionals and new families.

Park Place
This multi-use facility in Leawood offers retail, dining, office and living space all in a charming atmosphere.

Shawnee
Average commuting time, home prices, purchase potential index and per capita personal income all compare favorably with counties throughout the U.S.

Spring Hill
Spring Hill is a rapidly-growing city intent on embracing future residential and commercial growth while maintaining its historic character.

Topeka
With more than 20 first-class attractions, 12 art galleries, five performing arts facilities, spectacular annual events, dining and unique shopping, there is something for everyone.

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