Welcome from the Mayor

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On behalf of the Raytown Board of Aldermen, our entire City Administration and the close to 30,000 residents of Raytown, it is my privilege to welcome you to our city. As Mayor for the last six years, I’ve had the privilege to serve this remarkable community. A city still embracing a small town feel by caring and supporting each other. And, one that is identified by its contribution to the Kansas City Region through business growth and strong city assets. Read more…



City of Raytown

10000 E. 59th Street

(816) 737-6000

www.raytown.mo.us

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History

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Raytown began as a Santa Fe Trail stop just eight miles south of Independence, and is probably the second oldest town in Jackson County.  Prior to the 1820’s when Pioneers began to settle in the area, it was a part of the land possessed by the Osage Indians.  After the Indians left this area, Jackson County was organized in Read more…



Local Attractions

Raytown is a community with plenty to do and to see for all ages. A few of the highlights of attractions in Raytown include...