About Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, KS is a study in contrasts. A thriving downtown gives way to more rural surroundings. Small-town charm and friendliness intersect national retail, attractions and entertainment. And at the heart of it all, an astonishing ethnic and cultural diversity infuses the city with the flavors, traditions and languages that make Kansas City, KS a true melting pot.

Winkler's Clock
Hmong Mural
kansas city speedway track

The third largest city in Kansas and also the county seat of Wyandotte County, Kansas City, KS was incorporated in 1886. The city follows the eastern border of Kansas and is perched at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. Look across toward the east and you’ll see neighboring Kansas City, Missouri, part of the larger Kansas City metropolitan area that’s the 29th largest in the U.S. and includes a total population of 2.1 million. Kansas City, KS is the Kansas City metropolitan area’s fourth-largest city with a population of 143,209.

Part of Kansas City, KS’s appeal is that it offers something for everyone. Whether you want to explore local history, sample cuisine from around the globe, cheer on a favorite sports team, immerse yourself in local art or get out and enjoy the great outdoors, Kansas City, KS has the activities, attractions and amenities that will make your trip unforgettable. Plan a trip to come see us. We can’t wait to welcome you!

Here are some community resources that may be of interest to you:

Kansas City Kansas Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. Announces Award Winners

Wyandotte EDC

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KCK Chamber