Kansas City, Missouri
City of Kansas City
From top left: Downtown Kansas City from Liberty Memorial, Crown Center at Christmas, KC Streetcar, Washington Square Park, Union Station lit blue for the World Series, the Thinker at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Liberty Memorial, and the Library area of Downtown.
From top left: Downtown Kansas City from Liberty Memorial, Crown Center at Christmas, KC StreetcarWashington Square ParkUnion Station lit blue for the World Series, the Thinker at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of ArtLiberty Memorial, and the Library area of Downtown.
Official seal of Kansas City, Missouri
Seal
Official logo of Kansas City, Missouri
Flag of Kansas City, Missouri
Nickname(s): 
"KC", "KCMO", the "City of Fountains", or the "Heart of America"
Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties in the state of Missouri.
Location in JacksonClayPlatte, and Casscounties in the state of Missouri.
Kansas City, Missouri is located in the United States
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 39°05′59″N 94°34′42″W
Country United States
State Missouri
CountiesJacksonClayPlatteCass
IncorporatedJune 1, 1850 (as the Town of Kansas); March 28, 1853 (as the City of Kansas)
Named forKansas River
Government
 • MayorSly James (D)
 • Mayor Pro TemScott Wagner
Area
 • City319.03 sq mi(826.28 km2)
 • Land314.95 sq mi (815.72 km2)
 • Water4.08 sq mi (10.57 km2)
 • Urban
584.4 sq mi (1,513.59 km2)
 • Metro
7,952 sq mi (20,596 km2)
Elevation
910 ft (277 m)
Population 
 • City459,787
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
488,943
 • RankUS: 37th
MO: 1st
 • Density1,400/sq mi (560/km2)
 • Urban
1,519,417 (US: 31st)
 • Metro
2,159,159 (US: 29th)
 • CSA
2,428,362 (US: 24th)
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[3]
Area codes816975 (planned)
FIPS code29000-38000[4]
GNIS feature ID0748198[5]
InterstatesI-29 (MO).svg I-35 (MO).svg I-435 (MO).svg I-470 (MO).svg I-49 (MO).svgI-670 (MO).svg I-70 (MO).svg
AirportsKansas City International Airport
WebsiteKCMO.org