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Welcome to North Kansas City ...

The city of North Kansas City is located in Clay County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Kansas City: N. Kansas City

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Kansas City has a population of 4,571 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of North Kansas City.

North Kansas City is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: North Kansas City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

North Kansas City is within the boundaries of the (816) area code.

Websites for North Kansas City ...

Official Website: www.nkc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Kansas City had an population of 4,571 people. This is an increase of 8.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Kansas City had a population of 4,208 people. This makes North Kansas City the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of North Kansas City represents 0.07% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,208 people, the population of North Kansas City decreased 10.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,714 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Kansas City.

Adding North Kansas City to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of North Kansas City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of North Kansas City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for North Kansas City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near North Kansas City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Kansas City.

  • Overland Park [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overland Park
    • Overland Park [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of North Kansas City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overland Park<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of North Kansas City
    • 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<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of North Kansas City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee's Summit
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of North Kansas City
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawnee
      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of North Kansas City
      • 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<6>
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of North Kansas City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<6>
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenexa
      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of North Kansas City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of North Kansas City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of North Kansas City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of North Kansas City
      • 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<6>

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 North Kansas City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Kansas City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Kansas City. 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 North Kansas City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Kansas City ...

Looking for more information about North Kansas City? 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 North Kansas City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Kansas City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Clay County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Kansas City: www.nkc.org/

The official website for Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Clay, 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 North Kansas City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Kansas City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Kansas City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Kansas City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Kansas City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Kansas City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1396, Longitude: -94.5644       In this case, the coordinates for North Kansas City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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