Phone: (913) 381-6666 Fax: (913) 381-5600
7843 Riley, Overland Park, Kansas-66204
(One Block West of Metcalf)

Welcome to Park Apartments

Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. Located in Johnson County, it has traditionally been considered a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri and is located adjacent to Olathe, Lenexa, Prairie Village and Leawood. The population was 149,080 at the 2000 census and was estimated at 171,231 in the 2008 census data. Overland Park has consistently ranked in the top 10 of CNN/Money and Money magazine’s 100 Best Cities to Live in the United States, in the 2008 rankings.
Density 2,627/sq mi(1,014.3/km2)
Time Zone CST (UTC-6)
Summer(DST) CST (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 913
FIPS code 20-53775
GNIS feature ID 0479210
Website http://www.opkansas.org
Attractions
The city is home to Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, a 300 acre (1.2 Km2) arboretum & botanical garden. The Oak Park Mall is one of the area’s top shopping locations with Nordstrom, 2 Dillards, Macy’s, JC Penney’s and over 180 major stores. The Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, a 12-acre, free attraction, is among the top 10 tourist destinations in the Kansas City area. It has more than 200 animals, hay rides, fishing pond, early 1900s century school house and more. It was recognized in August 2008 as the top “family” attraction in Kansas City by the Nickelodeon Channel. Overland Park has begun construction on a 12-field tournament-quality soccer complex. It is expected to open for play in September, 2009. All the fields will have synthetic turf and lights. It will have an irrigation system to cool the turf on hot days. The city is also home to Overland Park Convention Center. Historic Downtown Overland Park features the farmer’s Market, the clocktower plaza and a statue of Overland Park City founder William B. Strang Jr..
Major Employers
The largest employer in Overland Park is Sprint Nextel Corporation, which is home to the Sprint world headquarters following a brief move to Reston, VA after Sprint’s merger with Nextel. Its campus occupies 240 acres (1 km2) in the city, and employs about 18,500 people.

The city is also the headquarters for YRC Worldwide, local telecommunications carrier Embarq, restaurant chain Applebee’s, and the employe-owned Black & Veatech Corporation. The Shawnee Mission, Blue Valley, Spring Hill and Olathe school districts also employ several thousand people in the city.
Education
Public education in Overland Park is provided by several school districts including Shawnee Mission School District, Blue Valley District and Olathe School District.

The Johnson County Library serves the city. Overland Park is the location of several branch institutions:
  • Ottawa University adult campus
  • University of Kansas-Edward Campus
  • Johnson County Community College
  • Baker University Overland Park Campus
  • Emporia State University - Overland Park Campus (Metro Learning Center)

Overland Park nearby Museum Attractions

  • Merriam Museums (0.0 Miles)
  • Leawood Museums (0.1 Miles)
  • Mission Museums (0.1 Miles)
  • Fairway Museums (0.3 Miles)
  • Countryside Museums (0.6 Miles)
  • Mission Hills Museums (0.6 Miles)
  • Lenexa Museums (0.8 Miles)
  • Shawnee Mission Museums (0.9 Miles)
  • Roeland Park Museums (1.2 Miles)
  • Shawnee Museums (1.7 Miles)
  • Prairie Village Museums (2.0 Miles)
  • Lake Quivira Museums (3.8 Miles)
  • Stanley Museums (5.7 Miles)
  • Kansas City Museums (6.3 Miles)
  • Edwardsville Museums (6.5 Miles) Nearby Cities

Overland Park nearby Golf Courses

  • Merriam Golf Courses (0.0 Miles)
  • Leawood Golf Courses (0.1 Miles)
  • Mission Golf Courses (0.1 Miles)
  • Fairway Golf Courses (0.3 Miles)
  • Countryside Golf Courses (0.6 Miles)
  • Mission Hills Golf Courses (0.6 Miles)
  • Lenexa Golf Courses (0.8 Miles)
  • Shawnee Mission Museums (0.9 Miles)
  • Roeland Park Museums (1.2 Miles)
  • Shawnee Museums (1.7 Miles)
  • Prairie Village Museums (2.0 Miles)
  • Lake Quivira Museums (3.8 Miles)
  • Stanley Museums (5.7 Miles)
  • Kansas City Museums (6.3 Miles)
  • Edwardsville Museums (6.5 Miles) Nearby Cities

Overland Park Restaurants

  • Korma Sutra Restaurant
  • J Alexander's Restaurants
  • J Gilbert's Wood Fired Steaks
  • Ruchi Indian Restaurant
  • Fiorella's Jack Stack of Overland Park
  • Thai Place Restaurant
  • Bo Ling's Chinese Restaurant Overland Park
  • Johnny Cascone's Italian Restaurant
  • Sweet Tomatoes
  • Elephant Bar Restaurant

Mexican Restaurants in Overland Park, Kansas

  • Mi Ranchito
  • Jalapenos Mexican
  • Taco Via
  • Tienda Casa Paloma
  • La Cocinita Mexicana
  • On the Border
  • Jalapenos Mexican

Other Overland Park Restaurants

  • New Theatre Restaurant- Overland Park, Ks
  • J. Gilbert- Overland park, Ks
  • Ruth’s Steak House
  • Fieldhouse Sports Cafe
  • Ruchi Indian Restaurant
  • Malone’s Bar & Grill
  • Garozzo’s Restorante
  • Rosati’s Pizza
  • One Bite Japanese Grill

Overland Park nearby family Attractions

  • Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical gardens
  • St. Andrews Golf Club
  • Great wolf water Park

Overland Park nearby Shopping Attractions

  • Cabela’s
  • Country Club Plaza
  • City Market
  • Overland Park Farmer’s Market
  • Metcalf Ave
  • Crown Center
  • Oak Park Mall

Overland Park Health & Fitness

  • Bally’s of Overland Park, Ks
  • Ace Sports
  • 24 Hours Fitness
  • Dollar Sports
  • Peak Vision Sports

Things To Do around in Overland Park

  • Kemper Museum of Arts
  • Nelson Atkins Museum of Arts
  • Arabia Steamboat Museum
  • National World War Museum
  • American Jazz Museum
  • Loose Park Garden
  • Stanford & Sons Comedy Club
  • Kansas City Zoo