Community Information

Sedalia combines all the elements of a thriving regional marketplace of 65,000+ people with the benefits of living in a small city. Conveniently located within an hour of Kansas City, Columbia and Lake of the Ozarks, life in Sedalia offers the amenities of a metropolitan community without all the traffic, noise and congestion.

With a cost of living that is 20 percent lower than the national average, Sedalia and the nearby cities of Cole Camp and Warsaw offer a way of life that is hard to find anywhere else. The nearby Lake of the Ozarks and Truman Lake areas offer opportunities for second homes and easy weekend getaways for fishing, boating, golf and shopping. Sedalia’s parks provide residents with numerous ways to enjoy recreation, including swimming pools, shelter houses, ballfields and a regional soccer complex. A lively arts scene brings culture to our historic city.

Sedalia has a public high school supported by a junior high school, middle school and five neighborhood, elementary schools. Sedalia also offers multiple private school opportunities from kindergarten through high school. A comprehensive community college provides classes for students pursuing a degreed education, as well as technical training for those who desire a career in nursing, technology or a variety of other fields.

With a strong health care organization, a great location, low cost of living, superior recreational opportunities and a first rate educational system, Sedalia offers a lifestyle that you won’t find anywhere else.