Cass County

A peaceful and panoramic retreat with access to Kansas City’s excellent urban amenities.

Welcome to Cass County 

 

Named for the 22nd Secretary of State of the United States, Lewis Cass, Cass County encompasses a peaceful and spacious corner of Western Missouri and offers a short commute to downtown Kansas City. Its desirable location affords it access to all of the incredible sights and attractions of Kansas City while also providing calming, scenic outlets for outdoor recreation. While Cass County has southern barbecue baked into its DNA, its rich heritage and kind-hearted residents have helped welcome newcomers of various backgrounds, making Cass County a wonderful place to call home for families and retirees alike.  Whether you’re enjoying the incredible calendar of community events or hiding away on your tranquil, secluded property, there are many reasons to be excited about calling Cass County home. 

What to Love

  • Peaceful suburban scenery with urban conveniences
  • Delicious barbecue and Latin American fare
  • Access to incredible outdoor recreational opportunities

Local Lifestyle 

The beautiful tranquility of Cass County makes it the perfect place to calm your mind as you relax on your spacious property. Yet, Cass County is more than just a peaceful, isolated retreat; it is full of good-natured residents who love to engage with their community. Since Kansas City is a short commute from Harrisonville and other localities in Cass County, residents will frequently enjoy the incredible amenities of the city. 

Cass County residents love supporting the fantastic championship sports teams from Kansas City and attending the city's remarkable museums. Still, that ought not to discount the fabulous lifestyle that the immediate area of Cass County affords its residents. With incredible parks for hiking, biking, and kayaking, people in Cass often enjoy the open air with their families. After strolling down a beautiful tree-lined street, folks might find themselves reading a book in one of the county’s many fabulous coffee shops or enjoying some of the nation’s best barbecues on a sunny outdoor patio. Friendly, fun, and full of vibrant local activities, Cass County, is truly one of Missouri’s finest places to call home. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Cass County offers many quaint boutiques and locally-owned small businesses that are wonderful places to shop for clothing, gifts, and accessories. For a selection of unique antiques and curios, visit the Harrisonville Trade Fair Mall. With over 200 booths full of intriguing items to buy, there are treasures for everyone! Of course, Cass County also features a mix of big box stores, so your shopping needs are easily met here. 

Delicious American cuisine is easily acquired in Cass County. For those interested in a lovely meal paired with a fantastic cocktail, The 1886 in Harrisonville offers creatively crafted American classics and incredible Italian fare. Start your night with friends with their fabulous homemade spinach and artichoke dip. For a classic barbecue experience, you can find great ribs and brisket at Branding Iron BBQ. They also cater, so call them if you want a backyard party with less mess! 

Cass County is also populated with some of Missouri’s best coffee places. For connoisseurs looking for the perfect roast, Missouri Mud Co, 29 Sparrow Lane Coffee & Gifts, Brew Daddy’s Cafe & Coffee, and Brick House Coffee offer amazing lattes cappuccinos, and more.  

Things to Do

Given Cass County’s rich history as an agricultural hub, it's no wonder that a favorite local event for residents is the fabulous Cass County Fair. Typically running in mid-July, this fair features amazing live music, a rodeo, motorsports events, and an incredible livestock show. The Cass County Fair is a microcosm of the American county fair at its best. Residents also love to frequent the beautiful Harrisonville City Park. Join a pickup basketball game or take a kayak out on Luna lake! There are open tennis courts, a 9-hole sand golf course, and even a public paintball field that residents can enjoy. 

Another local favorite is the Belton Fall Festival, which brings in local bands and food trucks while hosting various family-friendly events. Take the kids to the petting zoo or to get their faces painted! With its rural charm and access to urban facilities, Cass County offers many opportunities to make memories with your family or partner.

 
 
 

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