The City of Edgerton is located in the southwest corner of one of the most affluent counties in the country, Johnson County (county code JO) which is located in northeast Kansas, the central part of the United States. The county is largely suburban and is part being part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area (MSA ).
Quality of Life
The residents of Edgerton enjoy a small-town, rural setting in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Firmly anchored with rich historical roots, the “Southwest Cornerstone” of Johnson County is bustling with its small, hometown character. Amenities are close by. The schools are nationally rated for excellence in education. Neighbors know one another. We are an active community where events and activities are for all ages. Come experience Edgerton and share in our rich past and exciting future growth.
Easily Connect to the Supply Chain
Edgerton is home to Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC ).
Because the City of Edgerton has a growing economy, centrally located, offers a business-friendly environment, has competitive tax rates with a developed and evolving infrastructure, all contribute to the reason LPKC is in our backyard.
BNSF Railway’s $250 million state-of-the-art intermodal facility located to Edgerton in 2013. As the anchor of the 1,700-acre master-planned industrial complex, the 443- acre intermodal facility is spurring economic development and creating thousands of new jobs in a city with just 1,700 people.
LPKC is a competitive option to optimize the global supply chain. Visit www.logisticsparkkc.com.
Edgerton, Kansas approaches economic development uniquely through ElevateEdgerton!, a public-private economic development partnership that serves as the proactive advocate for economic advancement.
Unlike other communities, ElevateEdgerton! can assist in eliminating the challenges often found during the development process. By assessing and reviewing project plans, providing a realistic timeline and outline any fees that will incur as a result of the development process, we can help to ensure there are no surprises.
Thoughtful land use plans that maximize underdeveloped properties, future-focused infrastructure improvements and a development process supported by progressive staff and elected officials, make doing business in Edgerton simple.
Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce
The Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce is a private, membership-driven organization comprised of businesses large and small, civic organizations, units of government, and individuals. Its mission is to provide leadership that builds strong, successful businesses and facilitates a vibrant local economy.
Founded in 1975, the Chamber is reinventing itself in order to play a significant role in the development of successful 21st century business community. Working with both small, independent businesses and those with a nationwide footprint, the Chamber’s goal is to enable each to successfully meet its goals while positively impacting the local community.
The Chamber provides support in a myriad of ways so that members can focus on doing business. As a 21st century chamber of commerce, the Gardner Edgerton Chamber is not mired in old ways of doing business. It is not your “grandpa’s chamber”. Instead it is a fluid organization with the ability to adapt to new ways of doing business and set an example for our members and community.
As a recognized leader in the state of Kansas, the Gardner Edgerton School District (USD231) has established goals and implements programs and policies that reach far beyond merely meeting expectations.
Edgerton is home to Edgerton Elementary School that serves students Kindergarten through fourth grade. This award winning elementary school boasts the “Challenge Award,” “Standard of Excellence Award,” and recently the “Governor’s Achievement Award.”
Edgerton also offers top-notch opportunities for higher education with close proximity to Baker University in Baldwin, KS, The University of Kansas, Johnson County Community College, Kansas State University, Olathe Campus and MidAmerica Nazarene University.