Welcome from the Mayor

Dear Friends,

As your Mayor it is my great pleasure and privilege to welcome you to the City of Raytown, Missouri. On behalf of the Board of Aldermen, City Staff and almost 30,000 residents, we invite you to learn about our City and all it has to offer you and your business.

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City of Raytown

10000 E. 59th Street

(816) 737-6000



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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...