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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 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 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 police, fire, street maintenance, sewer, animal control, building inspection, and planning and zoning services within the city limits. In addition, it provides animal shelter services to unincorporated Johnson County. The Park and Recreation Department has 12 park areas totaling 402 acres and a Community Center. The center provides space for the Senior Center that operates a weekday lunch and home delivery program. The City maintains Sunset Hill Cemetery. The City operates with approximately 160 full-time and many more part-time employees and volunteers.

 

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
   

Warrensburg at a Glance

Warrensburg micropolitan area (2014 Census Est.) 54,649
Sales tax 8.35%

Climate
 
Coldest month January
     Average high temperature 39 F or 3 C
     Average low temperature  18 F or -7 C
Warmest month July
     Average high temperature 89 F or 32 C
     Average low temperature 67 F or 19 C
Yearly precipitation  
     Rain 42.93 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/ Business Route 13

Railroads
Amtrak: (800) 872-7245 www.amtrak.com

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 ...........................................................(660) 827-2611
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
Charter Business (636) 399-7254
Fire Department  non-emergency (660) 747-9136
Johnson Co. Courthouse (660) 747-9822
KCP&L (888) 471-5275
License Bureau (660) 747-3500
Missouri American Water Co. (866) 430-0820
Missouri Gas Energy (800) 582-1234
Municipal Court (660) 747-9132
Parks & Recreation/Community Center (660) 747-7178
Poison Control Center (800) 222-1222
Police Department non-emergency (660) 747-9133
West Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. (800) 491-1234

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