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Overland Park
Johnson County, Kansas

ZipCodes
66204, 66210, 66212, 66213, 66215




Page Contents for Overland Park, Kansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Overland Park is approximately 152,000 2001, 173372 2010.
The approximate number of families is 48,043 1990, 71443 2010.
The amount of land area in Overland Park is 144.244 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Overland Park is 56.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.298 sq kilometers.
The distance from Overland Park to Washington DC is 1002 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 57 miles. (as the crow flies)
Overland Park is positioned 38.91 degrees north of the equator and 94.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Overland Park per capita income is $ 21,214.
Overland Park median income is $ 44,246 1989.

Location

just south of Kansas City near the Missoui border.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Overland Park.

Overland Park was founded in 1905 when William B. Strang, Jr. arrived and platted several communities which he wanted to be "park-like." One of these he named Overland Park. He hoped to have nice neighborhoods, good business, quality education and recreational facilities in the area. The Overland Park area began to grow and also attract business helping to fulfil Strang's dreams. The city was incorporated on 20 May 1960.
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Attractions

NCAA Hall of Champions
6201 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913/339-0000
Toll-free: 1-800/735-NCAA
Email page: http://www.ncaa.org/mailbox/hall_of_champions.html
The new NCAA Hall of Champions opened in early 2000 in Indianapolis, Indiana
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Overland Park City Government

City of Overland Park

Overland Park City Hall
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, Kansas 66212
Phone: 913-895-6000
Email: city@opkansas.org

Overland Park has a Mayor/Council/City Manager form of Government. There is a Mayor and ten council members. The Mayor is elected for a four year term. Additionally, two council members are elected from each of the five wards. Terms are staggered in four year blocks.

Overland Park Chamber

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
9001 West 110th, Suite 150
Overland Park, KS 66210
Phone: 913 491-3600
Fax: 913 491-0393
Email: opcc@opks.org

Overland Park Organizations

Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
9001 West 110th, Suite 150
Overland Park, KS 66210
Phone: 913 491-3600
Fax: 913 491-0393
Email: opcc@opks.org

Overland Park Schools

St Thomas Aquinas High School
11411 Pflumm Rd
Overland Park, KS 66215-4816
Phone: 913-345-1411



HIGHER EDUCATION
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1283
Phone: 913-469-2344 Overland Park

Miscellany

The population of Overland Park was:
1960 - 28,085
1990 - 111,790
2000 - 149,080
2001 - 152,000

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