Coronavirus Affects City Services

To prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community, Johnson County Government has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential needs, beginning Tuesday, March 24 for 30 days.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Recycling Center, and playgrounds and shelters at City parks are closed, and many other City services are affected by this order.

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OP named a best city to raise a family

Overland Park is a top city in the nation to raise a family, according to real estate website Niche.

Niche ranked Overland Park the sixth best city in the country to raise a family, thanks to its public schools, housing, entertainment, diversity, cost of living, commute times, access to outdoor activities, and more.

Families will find there is a lot to do in Overland Park, including visiting Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, any of the City’s 83 parks, and more.

Niche reviews neighborhoods, schools, colleges, and workplaces to determine and rank some of the best place to live, work, raise a family, and more.

It uses information from the U.S. Census, FBI, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Centers for Disease Control, and other sources.


Meg Ralph Digital Communications Supervisor City Manager’s Office 913-895-6160