Kansas City, Missouri

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Kansas City
City of Kansas City
Flag of Kansas City
"KC", "KCMO", the "City of Fountains", "Paris of the Plains", and the "Heart of America"
City boundaries and location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 94°34′42″W / 39.09972°N 94.57833°W / 39.09972; -94.57833Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 94°34′42″W / 39.09972°N 94.57833°W / 39.09972; -94.57833
Country United States
State Missouri
CountiesJackson, Clay, Platte, Cass
IncorporatedJune 1, 1850 (as the Town of Kansas); March 28, 1853 (as the City of Kansas)
Named forKansas River
 • MayorQuinton Lucas (D)
 • BodyKansas City, Missouri City Council
 • City318.98 sq mi (826.14 km2)
 • Land314.88 sq mi (815.55 km2)
 • Water4.09 sq mi (10.60 km2)
 • Urban
584.4 sq mi (1,513.59 km2)
 • Metro
7,952 sq mi (20,596 km2)
910 ft (277 m)
 • City508,090
 • RankUS: 36th
MO: 1st
 • Density1,573.04/sq mi (607.36/km2)
 • Urban
1,519,417 (US: 31st)
 • Metro
2,192,035 (US: 31st)
 • CSA
2,528,644 (US: 27th)
Demonym(s)Kansas Citian
Time zoneUTC−06:00 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−05:00 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
64101-64102, 64105-64106, 64108-64114, 64116-64121, 64123-64134, 64136-64139, 64141, 64144-64149, 64151-64158, 64161, 64163-64168, 64170-64172, 64179-64180, 64183-64184, 64187-64188, 64190-64193, 64195-64199, 64999[2]
Area codes816, 975 (planned)
FIPS code29000-38000[3]
GNIS feature ID748198[4]
InterstatesI-29 (MO).svg I-35 (MO).svg I-49 (MO).svg I-70 (MO).svg I-435 (MO).svg I-635 (MO).svg I-470 (MO).svg I-670 (MO).svg
AirportsKansas City International Airport, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Kansas City is the biggest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. The Kansas River and Missouri River meet one another in Kansas City. The city has about 448,000 people, and the entire metropolitan area has about 2,000,000 people, some of whom live in the state of Kansas. Its mayor is Sly James. Some sports teams there are the Royals (baseball), the Chiefs (American football), and the Wizards (soccer). Kansas City is well known for some of its barbecue restaurants, and is also an important place for business.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. "Zip Code Lookup". USPS. Archived from the original on November 4, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2014.
  3. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kansas City, Missouri