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Old 10-12-2011, 05:58 PM
 
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Hi - I am looking to take a job transfer to KC from just outside of St. Paul MN. I currently live in a very rural area , have a large 3 acre yard surrounded by fields and woods. Very small town - very little crime, yet only a 45 minute drive to downtown Minneapolis. I will be working very close to the Argosy Casino if I take the transfer. I was wondering if there are towns within commutable ( 30 minutes) that would be similar to my current living conditions . thanks any information would be helpful
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Old 10-12-2011, 06:29 PM
 
Location: Floyd County, IN
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Hi - I am looking to take a job transfer to KC from just outside of St. Paul MN. I currently live in a very rural area , have a large 3 acre yard surrounded by fields and woods. Very small town - very little crime, yet only a 45 minute drive to downtown Minneapolis. I will be working very close to the Argosy Casino if I take the transfer. I was wondering if there are towns within commutable ( 30 minutes) that would be similar to my current living conditions . thanks any information would be helpful
Plattsburg, Kearney, Holt or Polo.
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Tucson, AZ
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Plattsburg, Kearney, Holt or Polo.
Yep... When I read the title I was going to suggest somewhere to the south (Drexel, Adrian, etc.) but you are north of the river. Good luck!
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:12 AM
 
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You might like Smithville Lake area. Lots of outdoor activities, trails and major horse culture. Also closer to airport than downtown is.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Middle America
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Loads of options that would fit the bill...many of those suggested above, Excelsior Springs, etc. As a rurally raised person, one thing I love about KC is that you don't have to drive very far at all in any direction before you're sufficiently in "the country."
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Old 10-13-2011, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Floyd County, IN
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You might like Smithville Lake area. Lots of outdoor activities, trails and major horse culture. Also closer to airport than downtown is.
That area is closer to the suburban fringe with faster population growth, though.
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Old 10-13-2011, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Floyd County, IN
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Loads of options that would fit the bill...many of those suggested above, Excelsior Springs, etc. As a rurally raised person, one thing I love about KC is that you don't have to drive very far at all in any direction before you're sufficiently in "the country."
Not most of Johnson County, though.
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Old 10-13-2011, 01:08 PM
 
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Try right on the edge of the city limit for Liberty, MO.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:02 PM
 
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There is some rural type property probably out in western Wyandotte Co. near the County Lake along Walcott Drive. you would practically be on River road that would be under 30 minutes. Walcott is a township in Wyandotte County.
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Old 01-03-2015, 09:09 AM
 
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Rural but close to Argosy:

Clay County: Smithville, Liberty, Kearney, Plattsburg, Lathrop
Platte County: Parkville, Waldron, Farley, Platte City, Weston
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