Kansas City, Kansas is centered at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers. Adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri, the city is part of a consolidated city-county government called “Unified Government,” which includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.
Kansas City, KS, is home to Sara Lee Corp, General Motors, Cerner Corp and Kellogg’s. Wyandotte County was 19th in the nation for job growth (May 2011-12). Its First School (or National School) was the first free public school in Kansas, having opened in July of 1844.