Beyond Kansas City and not far from Lawrence
sits Edgerton, Kansas. It is just above Hillsdale State Park and has its own lake and quarry. Located in Johnson County, the city of Edgerton offers a small-town life and values in a growing city.
The community is very active and involved in the county well-being and environment. If you’re looking into bettering the economy, look into “ElevateEdgerton!”, which is a public-private partnership made for that.
The schools in this town are in a wonderful school district, and furthering education opportunities are great with so many universities and community colleges nearby.
In 1870, the railroad connecting major cities in the area extended to the town which was settled, established and named after the builder of the railroad in that area.
Mid-States Materials was built at the nearby quarry, giving work and other opportunities to the families living in Edgerton. This helped launch Edgerton into a forward-thinking business model, which has made them a fast-growing city in a great county.
Nearby attractions include the Johnson County Park and Recreation Center, the Hillsdale Reservoir, Baldwin City, Olathe
, and Kansas City 45 minutes away. Visit Baker University in Baldwin City, play at the golf course there, catch a ball game or hit up the mineral springs before traveling back to peaceful Edgerton.
You could also take a day or weekend trip to the exciting, ever-moving Kansas City or to Lawrence, and take in the historical sites, the shopping, the food, the entertainment, and the parks. You could explore the Commemorative Air Force Hanger, there, as well!
With so much nearby and such a zeal for seizing the future, this town has so much to offer. Whether you’re ready for nearby city amenities, or the happy and peaceful life that small town living offers, Edgerton could be the perfect place to settle down.