Overland Park has a rapidly-growing population of nearly 170,000 residents, Overland Park is the second largest city in Kansas. Yet, at just 50 years old, it is one of the youngest cities in the nation. It is located in thriving Johnson County in the southwestern reaches of the Kansas City metropolitan area.

While maintaining its own identity in the Greater Kansas City area, Overland Park steadily has built a wider reputation as one of the nation’s most dynamic corporate centers. It is home to more than 3,800 companies and the headquarters of major employers such as Sprint and Black & Veatch.
 
In Overland Park, workers and residents enjoy a beautiful and safe suburban setting, plus excellent restaurants, fine shopping, and highly-ranked educational institutions. The city’s close proximity to Kansas City also means easy access to the amenities and diversity of a metropolitan area.

Overland Park is frequently distinguished with national awards and business and quality of life rankings. It was included in Money magazine’s “Top 10 Best Places to Live” in 2008. The city has mile of Johnson County walking/biking trails that connects Overland Park to the other Johnson County cities.  

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