Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley

Located at the intersection of I-35 and I-435, residents of Pleasant Valley claim its the “best kept secret in the KC Metro.” The city originated as a small farming community but now the approximately sized one square mile city is home to over 3,000 residents. Pleasant Valley website

Smithville

Smithville

Located in both Clay and Platte counties, Smithville is well-known for its 7200+ acre lake that’s a prime spot for sailing, mountain biking, camping, and more. Downtown Smithville is home to many quaint locally owned shops and restaurants. Smithville website Smithville Chamber of Commerce Smithville Lake

Lawson

Lawson

Lawson is located north of the KC Metro with around 2200 residents. The city was founded in 1871 with a rich history as a railroad community. In spite of its small size, Lawson is home to many amenities including a lake with campground, disc golf course, swimming pool, golf course, and Watkins Mill State Park. […]

Claycomo

Claycomo

The village of Claycomo is home to the Kansas City Assembly Plant owned by Ford Motor company. At KCAP, Ford Motor Company builds Ford F-150 trucks and Ford Transit vans. Claycomo website Kansas City Assembly Plant

Excelsior Springs

Excelsior Springs

Excelsior Springs is located in both Clay and Ray counties. Known for its rich history & locally-owned eateries, Excelsior Springs is also home to renowned hotel & spa- The Elms. Excelsior Springs website Visit Excelsior Springs Excelsior Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

Gladstone

Gladstone

Gladstone is located about 10 minutes from downtown Kansas City and 10 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport. Gladstone website Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

Kearney

Kearney

Part of the Kansas City metropolitan area, Kearney is one of the fastest growing cities in Missouri. Kearney’s easily accessed location makes it a prime spot for strong residential growth and business development. Kearney website Kearney Area Development Council Kearney Chamber of Commerce

Kansas City

Bond Bridge

Located along Missouri’s western border, much of Kansas City lies within Jackson County but portions extend to Clay, Cass, and Platte counties. Kansas City is known for its rich involvement with the arts, love of its sports teams, barbecue and interesting history. Kansas City, MO website KC Economic Development Corporation Kansas City Area Development Council […]

North Kansas City

North Kansas City

Known for its prime proximity to Kansas City, North Kansas City is “virtually urban & supremely suburban.” Located just north of the river from KC. North Kansas City website North Kansas City Business Council Visit North Kansas City Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

Liberty

Liberty

Liberty was founded in 1822 and is the second oldest incorporated town west of the Mississippi River. It’s also the county seat of Clay County. The city of Liberty is a member of the Clay County EDC. Photo provided by the City of Liberty Liberty, MO website Liberty Area Chamber of Commerce Liberty Economic Development […]