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Just the Facts

No matter where your travel plans take you, Warrensburg, Missouri is on the way. Located in the center of the country’s heartland, Warrensburg is just an hour's drive from Kansas City, four hours from St. Louis, and three hours from Branson, Missouri. Warrensburg residents are in the enviable position of being able to enjoy the attractions of metropolitan areas and the advantages of small-town life. Unlike purely suburban areas, Warrensburg is a self-contained city with a vibrant employment base, active cultural scene, and many civic events and activities. Warrensburg also serves as the county seat of Johnson County.

Established in 1855, Warrensburg is a third-class city, with a council-manager form of government adopted in 1957. Its five council members are elected at-large, and one council member is chosen by the council to serve as mayor.

The City of Warrensburg provides basic police, fire, street maintenance, sewer, animal control, building inspection, and planning and zoning services within the city limits. In addition, the city provides animal shelter services to all of unincorporated Johnson County. The city’s Park and Recreation Department has 12 park areas with a total of 402 acres, and a Community Center. The city has 160 full-time and approximately 200 part-time employees. 

Miles To  
Chicago, IL 507
Dallas, TX 528
Denver, CO 664
Indianapolis, IN 453
Kansas City, MO 58
Memphis, TN 405
Minneapolis, MN 489
Nashville, TN 525
St. Louis, MO 218

Warrensburg at a Glance

Warrensburg micropolitan area (2010 actual) 52,595
Sales tax 8.1%

Climate
 
Coldest month January
     Average high temperature 38 F or 3 C
     Average low temperature  16 F or 9 C
Warmest month July
     Average high temperature 89 F or 32 C
     Average low temperature 67 F or 19 C
Yearly precipitation  
     Rain 41 inches
     Snow 23 inches

 


Government
 

County of Johnson - second class Missouri county with a commission
form of government

City of Warrensburg - third class Missouri city with a council-manager
form of government


Highways
Intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and Missouri Highway 13
17 miles south of Interstate 70 on Missouri Highway 13

Railroads
Amtrak, Union Pacific

Air
University of Central Missouri’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport
Kansas City International Airport

Bus
Tickets may be purchased at the Depot in the Chamber office at
100 S. Holden, Warrensburg 64093
Old Drum Transportation
Jefferson Lines ...........................................................................(888) 276-6287

Important Numbers
   
Police, Sheriff, Fire and    
     Ambulance Emergencies 911  
Animal Control  (660) 747-2265  
Animal Shelter  (660) 747-7156  
Building Permits  (660) 747-9135  
Collections / Licenses (660) 747-9131  
CenturyLink Phone Co (866) 304-6820  
Fire Department (non-emergency) (660) 747-9136  
Johnson County Courthouse  (660) 747-6161  
KCP&L (888) 571-5275  
License Bureau (660) 747-3500  
Missouri American Water Co. (866) 430-0820  
Missouri Gas Energy  (800) 582-1234  
Municipal Court  (660) 747-9132  
Parks and Recreation (Community Center) (660) 747-7178  
Poison Control Center  (800) 222-1222  
Police Department (non-emergency) (660) 747-9133  

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