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WELCOME TO WARRENSBURG, Missouri

In Warrensburg, Missouri, you can unwind from the hustle and bustle of the big city, as you kick back and relax. No matter the season, we have something that everyone can enjoy. Take a stroll in one of our beautiful parks or in our historic downtown, with wonderful shopping and dining options. We have many events and festivals, there is always something to entertain! Come on in to see us at the Warrensburg CVB to plan your getaway!

Our Story

In Warrensburg, Missouri, small town values and lifestyle blend with a constant flow of new neighbors and ideas.
The many residents who have called Warrensburg home for decades are the foundation of this community and help make this a great place to visit. We’re home to the University of Central Missouri, and neighbors to Whiteman Air Force Base; our community is greatly enhanced by the presence of students, military personnel and their families.

No matter where your travel plans take you, Warrensburg, Missouri is on the way. Located in the center of the country’s heartland, Warrensburg is just an hour’s drive from Kansas City, four hours from St. Louis, and three hours from Branson, Missouri. Warrensburg residents are in the enviable position of being able to enjoy the attractions of a metropolitan area and the advantages of small-town life.
Unlike purely suburban areas, Warrensburg is a self-contained city with a vibrant employment base, active cultural scene, and many civic events and activities. Warrensburg also serves as the county seat of Johnson County.

Established in 1855, Warrensburg is a third-class city, with a council-manager form of government adopted in 1957. Its five council members are elected at-large, and one council member is chosen by the council to serve as mayor.

The City of Warrensburg provides police, fire, street maintenance, sewer, animal control, building inspection, and planning and zoning services within the city limits. In addition, the City provides animal shelter services to all of unincorporated Johnson County.

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department has ten park areas, with a total of 402 acres, and a Community Center. The Community Center provides space for the Senior Center, which operates a weekday lunch and home delivery program. The City also maintains Sunset Hill Cemetery. The City has 125 full-time and approximately 200 part-time employees.

Whiteman Air Force Base
Home to the world’s only B-2 Bomber wing, the 509th, Whiteman is virtually its own city (it has its own zip code) with thousands of military personnel and their families, contractors, retirees and reservists on base. Click here for information about Whiteman’s history.

Miles From:

Chicago, IL – 479          Memphis, TN – 403
Dallas, TX – 522           Minneapolis, MN – 495
Denver, CO – 662         Nashville, TN – 526
Indianapolis, IN – 453    Omaha, NE – 251
Kansas City, MO – 58    St. Louis, MO – 218


University of Central Missouri
More than 11,000 students are pursuing their degrees in one of 150 fields of study at the university the Princeton Review named as a “Best Value College” and “Best Midwestern College.” Click here for information
about UCM’s history.

Get In Touch



Office Location: 

200 S. Holden Street

Mailing Address:

102 S. Holden Street

Warrensburg, MO 64093

Phone. 660-262-4611


HOURS


Mon   9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tue    9:00AM - 5:00PM

 Wed  9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thu   9:00AM - 5:00PM

 Fri   9:00AM - 5:00PM

 

"The mission of the Warrensburg Convention and Visitors Bureau is to position Warrensburg and Johnson County, Missouri,as a regional tourism and meeting destination with the vision to foster experiences that exceed visitor expectations."

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