As winter temperatures officially debuted in southeast Kansas Thursday, approximately 40 civic and business leaders from throughout the region gathered to participate in a disaster-readiness exercise fittingly fashioned around a mock weather emergency. Read on...
A Word From The Mayor
Welcome to the official website of the City of Independence, Kansas, the friendliest town in America.
Independence is located in Montgomery County in the southeast corner of Kansas and has a population of 9,483. Independence has a strong industrial base with a "Hometown Atmosphere" and consider ourselves to be, in part, a rural community with many farming sites in the area surrounding the City.