Liberty has the best combination of economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do, and a real sense of community.
— CNN/Money Magazine


Liberty, Missouri is a thriving suburb of Kansas City, Missouri that has been growing and developing since it's founding in 1812. Liberty has a history that encompasses everything from the Civil War to Joseph Smith, as well as Jesse James and the first daylight bank robbery. It has served as the Clay County seat since shortly after it's inception and has played in an important role in Missouri history throughout it's entire lifespan. The city has a strong culture of hometown pride and values it's history and cares about maintaining it.

Liberty has developed a reputation as one of the most liveable towns in Missouri. It is home to one of the top school districts in the state, an excellent liberal arts college, a historic downtown district, and all the modern amenities a resident could ask for.


Education is a vital element of every great small town and Liberty has opportunities at every level to have quality learning experiences. 


Liberty Public Schools is consistently recognized as a top-flight district in Missouri. LPS has 11 elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools, an alternative secondary school, and an early childhood center. The district serves 11,800 students and due to the rapid growth of Liberty, is the second fastest growing school district in the state. LPS has cultivated an atmosphere that prioritizes higher learning and 90% of graduates seek higher education. In recent years, LPS has been honored for their technological excellence and has been recognized nationally for their widespread implementation of technology to support education. A student who attends Liberty gets every chance to have a positive, successful education with the best teachers.

LPS was recognized as a high performing school district for all 12 years the State of Missouri presented the Distinction in Performance Award, making it one of only 6% of Missouri districts to be placed in this category.
— Liberty Public Schools


William Jewell College is a small liberal arts college founded in the mid 1800's. Jewell was named Liberal Arts "College of the Year" by Time Magazine and is widely recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the nation. It maintains an attendance of approximately 1,000 students, and yet has a full complement of NCAA Division II athletics and a nationally recognized Fine Arts program. William Jewell also boasts:

  • 11:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 65 percent of classes contain fewer than 20 students
  • More than 40 majors
  • Graduate Program (M.S.Ed. in Differential Education)
  • Pre-Professional Programs
  • Dual-Degree Programs



Living in Liberty gives you all the benefits of small town suburb living with easy access to the city of Kansas City. 


Just north of Homestead lies the Liberty Community Center. The community center features an indoor/outdoor pool, a wonderful workout facility, basketball courts, as well as a 700 seat performing arts center which hosts numerous events throughout the year. 


Discover a timeless blend of fascinating American history along with upbeat contemporary shopping and dining. Find a delightful mix of old and new from stores located in the architecturally beautiful buildings on the square to the unique shops of the restored Corbin Mill area to the many businesses nestled on side streets and byways.


Liberty has four excellent golf courses within 15 minutes of Homestead. 

  • Cardinal Hill Golf Course

  • Liberty Hill Country Club

  • Shoal Creek Golf Course


Grab your clubs and enjoy a high quality golf experience at any of these award winning courses.


Hungry? Liberty offers easy access to a number of excellent restaurants, with new restaurants being added on a consistent basis. 

Liberty has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Small Communities (under 50,000) in the United States, one of the 10 Best Places to Raise a Family and as one of Missouri’s top 10 towns by Missouri Life Magazine.
— The City of Liberty