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The Guide to Warrensburg (2017 - 2018)

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 including Nassif Aquatic Center. The Community Center Air provides space for the Senior Center that operates a weekday lunch University of Central Missouri’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport and home delivery program. The City maintains Sunset Hill Cemetery. The City operates with approximately 280 full-time, part-time, and Kansas City International Airport seasonal employees. Warrensburg at a Glance Miles To Chicago IL 507 Kansas City MO 58 Warrensburg micropolitan area (2015 Census Est.): 54,765 Dallas TX 528 Memphis TN 405 Sales tax: 8.35% Denver CO 664 Minneapolis MN 489 Climate Indianapolis IN 453 Nashville TN 525 Coldest month: January Average temperature: High 39°F or 3°C • Low 18°F or -7°C Important Phone Numbers Warmest month: July Police, sheriff, fire and ambulance emergencies 911 Average temperature: High 89°F or 32°C • Low 67°F or 19°C Animal Control:................................................. (660) 747-2265 Yearly precipitation: Rain 42.93” • Snow 23” Animal Shelter................................................... (660) 747-7156 Government Building Permits................................................. (660) 747-9135 County of Johnson: Second class Missouri county with a commission Collections/Licenses .......................................... (660) 747-9131 form of government CenturyLink Phone Co. ....................................... (877) 316-4714 City of Warrensburg: Third class Missouri city with council-manager form of government Fire Department non-emergency ........................... (660) 747-9136 Highways Johnson Co. Courthouse ..................................... (660) 747-9822 KCP&L............................................................. (888) 471-5275 Intersection of U.S. Highway 50 & Missouri Business Route 13 License Bureau.................................................. (660) 747-3500 17 Miles South of Interstate 70 on Missouri Highway 13/ Business Route 13 Missouri American Water Co. ............................. (866) 430-0820 Railroad Missouri Gas Energy.......................................... (800) 582-1234 Municipal Court................................................ (660) 747-9132 Amtrak: (800) 872-7245 • www.amtrak.com Parks & Recreation/Community Center .................. (660) 747-7178 Bus Poison Control Center ........................................ (800) 222-1222 Tickets may be purchased at the Depot in the Chamber office at 100 S. Holden, Warrensburg 64093 Police Department non-emergency ........................ (660) 747-9133 Old Drum Transportation: (800) 276-6287 or (660) 827-2611 West Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. ................. (800) 491-1234 Jefferson Lines: (800) 451-5333 For additional information, contact the Chamber at (660) 747-3168, toll-free (877) OLD-DRUM or visit www.warrensburg.org. The Greater Warrensburg Area Chamber of Commerce | 1


The Guide to Warrensburg (2017 - 2018)
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