The City of Fairway, incorporated in 1949, is a beautiful residential community in Northeast Johnson County. With nearly 4,000 residents, nearly 1,800 homes and 100 businesses, Fairway is a small but significant city. The Mayor of Fairway is Jerry Wiley and the City of Fairway can be reached at (913) 262-0350.
For more information on the City of Fairway, visit http://www.fairwaykansas.org/
The City of Merriam is located only eight miles south of downtown Kansas City. A central area along Interstate 35 and relatively small size makes Merriam an accessible and convenient place for travelers and residents. A strong sense of community and an active business climate gives Merriam all of the advantages of being in the metropolitan area while retaining the small town feelings of friendliness and pride. The Mayor of Merriam is Ken Sissom and the City can be reached at (913) 322-5500.
For more information, visit www.merriam.org
The City of Mission is a suburban area of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The City lies adjacent to a major transportation corridor, Interstate 35, and is quite accessible to the entire metropolitan area. Mission boasts a population of slightly under 10,000 and covers an area of 2.75 miles – about 95% of which is developed. The Mayor of Mission is Laura McConwell and you can call the city at (913) 676-8350
For more information, visit http://www.mission-ks.org
The City of Mission Hills was envisioned in 1912 by urban planner J.C. Nichols, who developed the renowned Country Club Plaza district in Kansas City. Mission Hills has remained true to its original plan, first conceived in the early 1900’s, to be America’s premier garden community. The Mayor of Mission Hills is Rick Boeshaar, (913) 362- 9620.
For more information, visit http://www.missionhillsks.gov
Adjacent to State Line and overlooking the Mission Hills Country Club, elegant homes in the distinctive JC Nicholas style define the city’s character and neighborhoods. The city has a population of 162 residents. The Mayor of Mission Woods is Robert Tietze, (913) 236-8926.
For more information, visit www.missionwoods.info
North Overland Park
A suburb of the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, Overland Park was incorporated as a first-class city May 20, 1960 with a population of 28,085. Since then, the nationally recognized city has grown to more than 173,000 residents, making it the second most populous city in Kansas. Businesses in the northern portion of Overland Park are supported by the NEJC Chamber of Commerce. The Mayor of Overland Park is Carl Gerlach, the City can be reached at (913) 895-6000.
For more information, visit http://opkansas.org
Prairie Village is one of twenty cities in Johnson County and is the sixth largest in population with a residential population of approximately 21,700 within its 6.7 square mile city limits. Prairie Village is completely surrounded by other cities, sharing its eastern border,State Line Road, with Kansas City, Missouri. In 2005 Prairie Village was named one of the five best suburban cities in the region by the Kansas City Star. In 2006 it was named one of the five most efficient cities in the entire region by the Kansas City Star. The Mayor of Prairie Village is Ron Shaffer and the city can be reached at (913) 381-6464.
For more information, visit http://www.pvkansas.com
The city of Roeland Park has direct access to Interstate 35 and the city is distinguished by diversity in attractive homes and apartment styles. The city was voted number one by a local paper for their outdoor art displays. Roeland Park is a community dedicated to providing a sustainable quality of life by using sound fiscal policies to achieve a safe and healthy environment for current and future generations. Mayor Joel Marquardt, (913) 722-2600
For more information visit, http://www.roelandpark.net
The city of Westwood is a small and close-knit community in a large metropolitan area, the city offers the best of both worlds. Westwood’s central location allows it residents easy access to major shopping districts and areas of family entertainment. The city is often referred to as Tree City, USA. Mayor John Yé, (913) 362-1550.
For more information, visit, http://westwoodks.org
Westwood Hills is “The Most Beautiful Little City in Kansas” and is comprised of 175 homes and approximately 400 citizens. A range of architectural styles, stone bridges, shade trees and a creek help make Westwood Hills known for its distinctive architecture and individuality. Westwood Hills is a unique haven in an urban setting. Just minutes away from some of the best that Kansas City and Johnson County has to offer, Westwood Hills has provided an oasis in Kansas City for over 60 years. Mayor Paula Schwach, (913) 262-6622
For more information, visit http://www.westwoodhills.org