East Independence, Missouri
East Independence: A census-designated place in Jackson County, Missouri. It is located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. East Independence is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the East Independence Historical Society and the East Independence City Hall.
East Independence is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Missouri.
East Independence, Missouri is a eastern suburb of Kansas City located in Jackson County. It has a population of over 20,000 residents.
East Independence has a stable economy anchored by major employers like the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant and industrial parks. Retail centers along Noland Road also provide many jobs. The city benefits from proximity to Kansas City amenities and job centers.
Parks and Recreation
Outdoor recreation is a highlight, with over 500 acres of park space. Popular spots are the Vaile Mansion, Sycamore Hills Golf Course, and Fort Osage National Historic Landmark. Nearby Lake Jacomo offers boating and fishing. There are also trails, sports fields, and programs for seniors.
The area is served by the highly-ranked Fort Osage School District and Independence School District, making it ideal for families. The district operates several elementary, middle, and high schools.
East Independence is known for quality, affordable homes and housing. Neighborhoods feature updated mid-century homes, new construction, apartments, and rural properties at reasonable prices compared to Kansas City.
The location provides quick highway access to downtown Kansas City and the airport, while maintaining a quiet, community-oriented small town atmosphere. East Independence offers excellent suburban living.
Quick Facts about East Independence
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Missouri (United States)|
|County :||Jackson County|
|Altitude :||837 feet / 255 meters|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||23:38:47 (9th December 2023)|
|Weather :||45℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather|
East Independence is located at 39°5'44"N 94°21'19"W (39.0955600, -94.3552300).
East Independence map
East Independence forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. more
Schools in East Independence
College & universities near East Independence, MO
|247700||National American University-Independence||Independence (MO)||64057-1791|
Amtrak & bus stations near East Independence, MO
|IDP||Independence||600 South Grand Ave.||RAIL|
|KCY||Union Station||30 West Pershing Rd.||RAIL|
|LEE||Lee's Summit||217 SW Main St.||RAIL|
|WAR||Warrensburg||100 South Holden St.||RAIL|
|LRC||Lawrence||413 East 7th Street||RAIL|
Post offices near East Independence
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Indep Main Post Office||Independence (MO)||64050|
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Distance to Other Cities
East Independence distances to largest Missouri cities