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Welcome to Overland Park ...

The city of Overland Park is located in Johnson County<1>.

The location of Overland Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Overland Park has a population of 195,494 people<3> (see below for details).

Overland Park was established in 1905.

The community of Overland Park is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Overland Park lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Overland Park lies within the (913) area code.

The ZIP codes for Overland Park: 66204, 66207, 66210, 66212-66214, 66221, 66223-66225, 66251, 66282-66283<5>

Websites for Overland Park ...

Official Website:   www.opkansas.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.opks.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Overland Park had an population of 195,494 people. This is an increase of 12.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Overland Park had a population of 173,372 people (which is 31.86% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Overland Park the county's most populous community.

The population of Overland Park represents 6.08% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 173,372 people, the population of Overland Park increased 16.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 149,080 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Overland Park.

Communities Also Named Overland Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Overland Park - it's located in Colorado.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Overland Park.

Communities near Overland Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Overland Park.

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Overland Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<7>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Overland Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<7>
  • Olathe [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olathe
    • Olathe [Johnson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Overland Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 140,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olathe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olathe<7>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Overland Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
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      • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit<7>
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
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      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<7>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<7>
    • Grandview [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandview
      • Grandview [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,856 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandview<7>
    • Belton [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belton
      • Belton [Cass County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,642 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<7>
    • Raymore [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymore
      • Raymore [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Overland Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymore<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Overland Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Overland Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Overland Park. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Overland Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Overland Park. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Overland Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Overland Park ...

Looking for more information about Overland Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Overland Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Overland Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Kansas

About Johnson County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Overland Park: www.opkansas.org/

The official website for Johnson County: www.jocoks.com/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Johnson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Overland Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Overland Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Overland Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Overland Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Overland Park includes: 66204, 66207, 66210, 66212, 66213, 66221, 66223, 66224, 66251, 66282 & 66283.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Overland Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Overland Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Overland Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overland Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9147, Longitude: -94.6852       In this case, the coordinates for Overland Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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