Greenwood, MO | About
Welcome to Greenwood, Mo
Greenwood, Mo is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Greenwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The town has a small creek running through it in the southwest. The area that constitutes Greenwood, Mo is mainly lightly wooded and open fields northeast of its rail line, along with several small ponds. The area southwest of the rail line is mostly suburban, featuring housing along with a small downtown area.
Greenwood, MO | Amenities
Fishing, camping, walking and more in Greenwood, Mo
Greenwood, Mo gives families the benefit of the topography, strong schools and a great location. It truly is a beautiful spot to live with so much nature around.
The James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area is located in Jackson County, south of Highway 50, near Lee’s Summit in Greenwood, Mo. This wildlife area was established in 1952 when Mrs. Nell Reed donated 731 acres of land to the Missouri Department of Conservation in memory of her husband, Senator James A. Reed.
Most lakes in Greenwood, Mo contain largemouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, and bullheads. Striped bass hybrids have been stocked in several of the lakes, and rainbow trout are stocked for winter fishing only (Nov-Mar) in Coot and Plover Lakes and in Honker Pond (kids only).
Come to Greenwood, Mo and walk trails, enjoy fishing, and immerse yourself in field trapping, camping, birdwatching, boat rentals and visit the shooting range.
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Helpful Phone Numbers & Links of Interest
- AT&T 1-800-288-2020 / Repair 1-800-246-8464
- CASS COUNTY WEBSITE 816-380-8100
- COMCAST CABLE 816-795-1100
- GREENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-805 W. MAIN ST., GREENWOOD, MO
- JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT 816-795-1960
- KCP&L 1-888-471-5275
- LEE’S SUMMIT R-7 SCHOOL DISTRICT 816-986-1000
MISSOURI GAS ENERGY 816-756-5252
PUBLIC WATER DISTRICT 6 OF CASS COUNTY 816.331.2455
U.S. POST OFFICE Greenwood Post Office 816-573-8656