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.

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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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What's new in Greenwood, Mo

 Another lifestyle community at Woodland Trails in Greenwood, Mo. Woodland Trails offers beautifully placed custom luxury homes for sale, nestled among artistic landscapes and replete with amenity packages. The vision for Woodland Trails is for it to be a haven for active individuals and families of all ages to enjoy.
Beautiful homes for sale in this highly-sought area of Greenwood, Mo. It integrates resplendent views and scenery with an unparalleled amenity package for the price range. Located just south of Lee’s Summit in Greenwood, Missouri, Woodland Trails is situated within the highly-acclaimed Lee’s Summit school district. Greenwood, Mo has the perfect home to meet your family’s vision and needs.
Woodland Trails is landscaped with miles of paved walking trails designed to appreciate the natural surroundings that grow throughout our community. Big Creek is a waterway that flows through the native gorges located at the fringes of the community. Four ponds, peaceful grass meadows and the surrounding woods with twisted oaks and native elms offer a natural respite for wildlife.
Students in Woodland Trails attend Hawthorn Hill Elementary, Summit Lakes Middle and Lee’s Summit West High schools. Woodland Trails is located off of M-150 approximately 2 miles east of Greenwood. Homes for sale in Woodland Trails typically range from $360,000 to well over $550,000. Come check out all Greenwood, Mo homes for sale.
The SafeWise Report has released its 20 Safest Cities in Missouri for 2017. Greenwood ranked #1 in the state due to its commitment to the safety and security of its residents. Read More

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