Platte City, Missouri is located on the outskirts of Kansas City, Missouri. It's a 10 minute drive to KCI Airport, and a 33 minute drive to St. Joseph, Missouri. Many people love this charming town for it's close proximity to Kansas City. With a population of just under 5000, it offers a "small town" feel while giving you quick access to the Greater Kansas City Area. As the county seat of Platte County, there's always something happening here! Take a stroll down charming Main Street for a little shopping. You'll love the city's annual Holiday Lighting ceremony that happens here each November! Take a drive over to Historic Weston for even more small-town entertainment. Voted '#1 Best Day Trip' for 14 years running by Ingram's Magazine, you'll love the quaint shops, food, brewery, wineries, distillery, museums... the list goes on and on. Love the great outdoors? In 10 minutes you can be at Weston Bend State Park hiking, cycling, or camping.
Platte City is widely known for their top-notch K-12 school system. With 2 campuses made up of 8 total schools, the student to teacher ratio is just 17.