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11 Units Available
Pinnacle Pointe
10460 Pflumm Rd
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$910
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,177
954 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,453
1235 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 09:35 PM
Come visit Pinnacle Pointe Apartments and find your new home today! Pinnacle Pointe Apartments offers inviting one, two, and three bedroom apartments.
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22 Units Available
Estancia at City Center
9001 Renner Blvd
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$930
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,108
1041 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,522
1320 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 09:35 PM
Open concept floor plan. Kitchen appliances and cable TV included. Fireplace, bathtub, ceiling fans, air conditioning and patio/balcony. In-unit laundry facilities. Swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, pool table, BBQ area and business center.
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19 Units Available
Park Edge Apartments
8201 Renner Rd
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$994
792 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,105
1155 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,931
1377 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 09:34 PM
Pet friendly 2-3 bedroom luxury furnished apartments are recently renovated with modern kitchens, hardwood floors, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry, walk-in closets and patio/balcony. Enjoy pool, fitness center, BBQ grill, business center. Near I-435 and parks.
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31 Units Available
Rosehill Pointe
12701 W 88th Cir
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$824
756 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$926
984 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,405
1350 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 09:34 PM
Pet-friendly one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments minutes from historic downtown Lenexa. Easy access to I-435, I-35, Alternate 69. Updated kitchens, fireplace, walk-in closets, W/D hookups in some. Enjoy pool, sauna, gym, basketball court, BBQ/grill.
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The Pointe At City Center
8640 Schweiger Ct
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$760
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$990
1028 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,220
1187 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 09:06 PM
A newer community designed to enhance resident lifestyles. On-site resort-style pool, party room, grill area and ample green space. Near bike trails and playgrounds. Updated interiors with granite countertops and washers and dryers.
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3 Units Available
Villas of Loiret
9227 Boehm Drive
Lenexa, KS | Loiret
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
1750 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:52 PM
Call to tour your new home today and ask about our 1 Month Free Special!!! Discover newly renovated luxury living at the Villas of Loiret in Lenexa, Kansas.
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14 Units Available
Sonoma Hill
8875 Maurer Court
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$1,375
981 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1341 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:52 PM
Offering walkability and a nice position on a verdant outdoor landscape, this community offers a variety of floor plans and many amenities. Units offer granite countertops, direct access garages and stainless steel appliances.
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6 Units Available
Barrington Park
10963 Richards Ct
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$1,180
1250 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,215
1250 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 3 at 07:52 PM
Barrington Park is a beautiful townhome community, located in the heart of Johnson County. With such easy access to both I-35 and I-435, these homes are just minutes away from Town Center, the Oak Park Mall, and even downtown Kansas City.
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34 Units Available
The Wilder
9670 Halsey St
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$919
825 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$979
1075 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,220
1263 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:52 PM
Spacious floor plans with energy efficient stainless steel appliances, large closets, and laminate wood plank flooring. Amenities include courtyard, grilling stations, basketball and tennis courts, fitness center, and off-leash park. Discounts available throughout renovations.
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14 Units Available
London House Apartments
12901 Lord Nelson Dr
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$797
1145 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,424
1414 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:52 PM
Great location for commuters, close to I-35 and 95th Street. Residents enjoy units with laundry, patio/balcony and granite counters. Luxury community offers pool table, pool, clubhouse and playground.
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16 Units Available
The Meadows
7620 Halsey St
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$816
733 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$806
977 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
With a cinema room, tennis courts and a game room on-site, tenants have access to a number of community amenities. Apartments include highly sought after features including fireplaces, private balconies, and upgraded kitchens.
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16 Units Available
West End at City Center
17410 W 86th Terrace
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$1,030
776 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,391
1159 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,803
1463 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
Sprawling Shawnee Mission Park and I-435 are close by. Popular amenities like hardwood floors, walk-in closets, granite counters, dishwasher and garbage disposal. The community also offers a gym, pool and business center.
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11 Units Available
The Retreat at Woodridge Apartments
13245 W 87th Ter
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$784
643 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$850
850 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
Air conditioned units with ceiling fans, a fireplace, patio/balcony and bathtub. Kitchens include all appliances and extra storage space is available. Swimming pool, sauna, volleyball court, BBQ/picnic area and on-site laundry facilities.
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7 Units Available
The Retreat at Mill Creek Apartments
8714 Pflumm Ct
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$805
900 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$850
982 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
Handicapped-accessible community with on-site laundry, playground, pool and gym. Welcomes dogs and cats. Air-conditioned units. Eating and shopping options within walking distance. Multiple parks within minutes of complex.
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13 Units Available
The Reserve at 77
12000 W 77th Ter
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$763
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$816
920 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
**We are currently operating with a heightened sensitivity to social distancing. We would still very much love to show you our community and discuss available options for touring. Please contact us to learn more.
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28 Units Available
WaterSide Residences on Quivira
8201 Quivira Rd
Lenexa, KS
Studio
$947
675 sqft
1 Bedroom
$980
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,315
991 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
Luxury awaits with apartments featuring extra storage space, walk-in closets, ice-maker, and patio/balcony. Excellent amenities include coffee bar, internet access, media room, and business center. Pet-friendly community, close to I-35 and Route 69.
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19 Units Available
Edgewater at City Center
8395 Renner Blvd
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$952
926 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,282
1412 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
1-2 bedroom apartments are pet-friendly and feature modern kitchens, granite counters, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry, patio/balcony. Community offers fitness center, bocce court, saltwater pool, trash valet. Access to public transit and I-435, Shawnee Mission Park.
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20 Units Available
Watercrest at City Center
8401 Renner Blvd
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$1,100
972 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,172
1114 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,535
1378 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 07:51 PM
Great location in Lenexa, close to a slew of restaurants and shops. Community includes 24-hour fitness center, heated pool and a walking trail system. Homes feature fully equipped kitchens, stainless steel appliances and patio.
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8 Units Available
District Flats
8757 Penrose Lane
Lenexa, KS
Studio
$850
545 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,290
905 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,490
1264 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 06:40 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at District Flats in Lenexa. View photos, descriptions and more!
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14 Units Available
Domain at City Center
8800 Penrose Ln
Lenexa, KS
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,295
912 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1259 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 06:37 PM
Located in the City Center, this beautiful complex offers ten-foot ceilings, side-by-side refrigerators, full-size washers and dryers, and tiled floors and showers. The complex also offers a dog wash station and grocery delivery.
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16 Units Available
Crescent
8500 Maurer Road
Lenexa, KS
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$873
673 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,112
983 sqft
Last updated December 3 at 03:02 PM
A BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT COMMUNITY IN LENEXA, KS Located in the heart of Johnson County, Crescent Apartment Homes puts you close to everything you enjoy. Relax and enjoy our rural living just steps away from bustling Kansas City.
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10 Units Available
Wind River Lodge
9250 Lichtenauer Drive
Lenexa, KS
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$758
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$933
906 sqft
Last updated November 20 at 06:19 PM
Welcome home to Wind River Lodge, the best address in Lenexa, Kansas! We are a non-smoking apartment community dedicated to fulfilling every aspect of your busy lifestyle.
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6 Units Available
The Crossings
8514 Monrovia St
Lenexa, KS
1 Bedroom
$930
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,265
1128 sqft
Last updated November 30 at 06:20 PM
Located in a stable residential area near Fort Bliss. Pet-friendly community with a pool and playground. In-unit washers and dryers, air conditioning, and high-speed internet access.
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25 Units Available
Prairie Creek Apartments
9395 Scarborough St
Lenexa, KS
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,073
704 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,393
1090 sqft
Last updated December 1 at 10:17 PM
Pet-friendly apartment community offering sports courts, a pool and a gym. The units feature wood floors, private outdoor spaces and 9-foot ceilings. Centrally located off I-435, within minutes of I-35.
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How much is rent in Lenexa?
Apartment Rentals in Lenexa start at $750/month.
How much is rent in Lenexa?
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While some Lenexa properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Lenexa properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
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How can I find off-campus housing in Lenexa?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lenexa. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rockhurst University, Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.
How can I find off-campus housing in Lenexa?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lenexa. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rockhurst University, Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

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Lenexa
Cartoon character Popeye, known for his spinach cravings, would love Lenexa, Kansas, which was regarded as the "Spinach Capital of the World" in the 1930s. Lenexa's Spinach Festival, held annually in honor of that distinction, would surely satisfy Popeyes hunger.
Cartoon character Popeye, known for his spinach cravings, would love Lenexa, Kansas, which was regarded as the "Spinach Capital of the World" in the 1930s. Lenexa's Spinach Festival, held annually in honor of that distinction, would surely satisfy Popeyes hunger.

A small city in northeast Kansas, and a suburb of the greater Kansas City area, Lenexa boasts a robust community spirit, plenty of green space, and a solid economic outlook. Lenexa was once home to James Butler Hickock, also known throughout history as Wild Bill. A park in his name now sits where his former residence was located. No participating in duels is allowed there, however.

Moving to Lenexa

Before you decide to move to Lenexa, there are several things to consider. These are vital points of interest that will assist you in determining whether Lenexa is the place for you to call your next home.

Midwest Mecca

Looking for a Midwest community with plenty of town spirit and proximity to the cultural and business hub of Kansas City? (That's Kansas City, Missouri--yes, that's confusing). That would be Lenexa, once home to Wild Bill Hickock and also many Native American Indians. In fact, Lenexas name is a derivation of Na-Nex-Se, the widow of former Shawnee Chief Blackhoof. By any name, today Lenexa is a vital community with a host of employment options and enjoyable neighborhoods.

On the jobs front, United Parcel Service, J.C. Penney, and Quest Diagnostics hold top position, along with BATS Global Markets stock exchange. BATS has nothing to do with the little winged creatures that can be found around street lamps in summer; nor is it a baseball equipment manufacturer. It stands for Better Alternative Trading System, the companys electronic communication network. Lenexa also houses a major National Archives Record Center, which stores federal information for organizations such as the IRS and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

While the town does not have its own school district, families are well served by neighboring districts Shawnee Mission, Olathe, or De Soto. On the higher education front, several colleges have branches in town, the Wichita-based Friends University, and Brown Mackie College.Families also benefit from plenty of beautiful parks with space for picnicking, jogging, and playing, tree-lined streets, and enough public space to encourage a lingering look at the city, regardless of the season.

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Lenexa is a primarily white-collar, middle-income city, which serves as a tight-knit community not far from the bustling metropolis of Kansas City. Group activities are important here, as evidenced by the festivals and art council offerings the town initiates.

Youll want to start your apartment rental search at least a few months before moving, as the town is a popular spot, with a comfortable commute to the big city. Management, sales, and administrative positions are the most common forms of employment. Residents do rely on their own cars to get around, so if you dont drive--its time to learn. Hitch-hiking is not encouraged.

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Before you decide to move to Lenexa, there are several things to consider. These are vital points of interest that will assist you in determining whether Lenexa is the place for you to call your next home.

Midwest Mecca

Looking for a Midwest community with plenty of town spirit and proximity to the cultural and business hub of Kansas City? (That's Kansas City, Missouri--yes, that's confusing). That would be Lenexa, once home to Wild Bill Hickock and also many Native American Indians. In fact, Lenexas name is a derivation of Na-Nex-Se, the widow of former Shawnee Chief Blackhoof. By any name, today Lenexa is a vital community with a host of employment options and enjoyable neighborhoods.

On the jobs front, United Parcel Service, J.C. Penney, and Quest Diagnostics hold top position, along with BATS Global Markets stock exchange. BATS has nothing to do with the little winged creatures that can be found around street lamps in summer; nor is it a baseball equipment manufacturer. It stands for Better Alternative Trading System, the companys electronic communication network. Lenexa also houses a major National Archives Record Center, which stores federal information for organizations such as the IRS and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

While the town does not have its own school district, families are well served by neighboring districts Shawnee Mission, Olathe, or De Soto. On the higher education front, several colleges have branches in town, the Wichita-based Friends University, and Brown Mackie College.Families also benefit from plenty of beautiful parks with space for picnicking, jogging, and playing, tree-lined streets, and enough public space to encourage a lingering look at the city, regardless of the season.

Rental Tips

Lenexa is a primarily white-collar, middle-income city, which serves as a tight-knit community not far from the bustling metropolis of Kansas City. Group activities are important here, as evidenced by the festivals and art council offerings the town initiates.

Youll want to start your apartment rental search at least a few months before moving, as the town is a popular spot, with a comfortable commute to the big city. Management, sales, and administrative positions are the most common forms of employment. Residents do rely on their own cars to get around, so if you dont drive--its time to learn. Hitch-hiking is not encouraged.

Which Neighborhoods?

Like with any city, learning about and knowing your neighborhoods is always a good start when considering moving there. Here are a few important neighborhoods to bear in mind when you being your search in Lenexa.

Craig: Large, new, mostly single-family homes with plenty of lawn space, as well as newer townhomes, make up this community. That's right you'll need your lawn mowers--always a fun chore. Residents primarily work in executive-type positions here, making this an affluent community. Many families call this area home, and there are plenty of parks and playgrounds. $$$$

W. 87th Street Pky / Lackman Rd: Urban in density, with neighborhood restaurants and shops in close proximity, this upper middle-income neighborhood has a mix of single-family homes, apartment complexes, and many townhomes. Theres a solid mix of owners and renters here in properties built primarily between 1970 and the present. Small lakes and ponds dot the neighborhood. Even puddles, after rainy days. Demand for property is high here, so start your search early for this neighborhood.$$

College Blvd:Upper-middle income, with a preponderance of row houses and town homes, this neighborhood has apartment homes built primarily later than 1970, and a mix of owners and renters, families, and singles. Commuters will find an average drive time of 15 to 30 minutes typical here. Not bad, right?$$

City Center:An upper-middle-income community, many residents here commute only a short distance to work--less than 15 minutes, signifying in-town employment rather than a drive to Kansas City. The community is made up of medium and larger single-family homes, as well as both small apartment complexes and modern high-rises. Some buildings are more historic in nature, built between 1940 and 1969 (old school!), while others were built between 1970 and 1999. Within walking distance of many cafes and shops, theres a mix of owners and renters here. Beautiful Rock Creek Park is located in this area for picnicking, jogging, and getting active on the playing fields.$$$

Which Neighborhoods?
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Like with any city, learning about and knowing your neighborhoods is always a good start when considering moving there. Here are a few important neighborhoods to bear in mind when you being your search in Lenexa.

Craig: Large, new, mostly single-family homes with plenty of lawn space, as well as newer townhomes, make up this community. That's right you'll need your lawn mowers--always a fun chore. Residents primarily work in executive-type positions here, making this an affluent community. Many families call this area home, and there are plenty of parks and playgrounds. $$$$

W. 87th Street Pky / Lackman Rd: Urban in density, with neighborhood restaurants and shops in close proximity, this upper middle-income neighborhood has a mix of single-family homes, apartment complexes, and many townhomes. Theres a solid mix of owners and renters here in properties built primarily between 1970 and the present. Small lakes and ponds dot the neighborhood. Even puddles, after rainy days. Demand for property is high here, so start your search early for this neighborhood.$$

College Blvd:Upper-middle income, with a preponderance of row houses and town homes, this neighborhood has apartment homes built primarily later than 1970, and a mix of owners and renters, families, and singles. Commuters will find an average drive time of 15 to 30 minutes typical here. Not bad, right?$$

City Center:An upper-middle-income community, many residents here commute only a short distance to work--less than 15 minutes, signifying in-town employment rather than a drive to Kansas City. The community is made up of medium and larger single-family homes, as well as both small apartment complexes and modern high-rises. Some buildings are more historic in nature, built between 1940 and 1969 (old school!), while others were built between 1970 and 1999. Within walking distance of many cafes and shops, theres a mix of owners and renters here. Beautiful Rock Creek Park is located in this area for picnicking, jogging, and getting active on the playing fields.$$$

Lenexa Living

There are many activities, sights, sounds, smells, and all-around wonderment in Lenexa. So you won't be bored, you won't be wondering what to do. You'll be thinking what more can you do in lovely Lenexa?

Festive eats

Lenexa loves its fun festivals. And theyre a tasty affair. Every June, the Great Lenexa Barbecue Battle Takes Place, while in the fall the Spinach Festival commemorates the towns earlier-era status as Spinach Capital with tasty green treats, a spinach recipe contest, crafts, and games. Yes, spinach games! Don't spinach and beef egg rolls sound delish? And if youre looking for a spicy chili dish to ward off any autumn chill, each October the Lenexa Chili Challenge features just under 200 teams competing to take home a prize for the best home-style chili and a chili appreciation society award. And of course its not just chili spicing up the fall foliage season--theres live music, fireworks, and games for all ages. Can't wait for October, huh?

The Barbecue Battle is the official Kansas State Championship. Held in the large green space of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, the two-day event offers seven categories of awards and a whole lot of tasty tastings, some prepared with elaborate and outlandish smoking units for brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, and more.If you like community spirit and have an interest in beef--this is Kansas, after all, where chili, steaks, and barbeque reign supreme--youll like Lenexa.

And Lenexas festivals arent only about food. At the annual town Art, Fine Craft and Antique Show, youll find locally made pottery, carpentry, quilts, and more. A perfect stop for finding your future napkin holder or jewelry box!

Arts and history

Lenexas past comes vibrantly alive at the Leglar Barn museum. This old stone barn, which dates from 1864, houses town heritage items.The town arts council is very active, holding public and juried shows, and working to build Lenexas burgeoning public art displays--including sculptures introduced at Lenexas own 3-D Art Show. Whoa. Meanwhile, the Latino Art Bravisimo is an annual five-day art festival featuring the vibrant works of local and national Hispanic artists.

Were still in Kansas, Toto

Kansas City isnt Oz, but it is a wonderland of jazz and blues clubs. There's a major farmers market couched in the year-round City Market, begun in 1857. The city as a whole is filled with cultural opportunities, from museums to concerts. Kansas City also features a collection of over 200 fountains of diverse design. Many notable water basins are located on the Country Club Plaza. It's cooler than you think--if that's even possible!

Lenexa Living
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There are many activities, sights, sounds, smells, and all-around wonderment in Lenexa. So you won't be bored, you won't be wondering what to do. You'll be thinking what more can you do in lovely Lenexa?

Festive eats

Lenexa loves its fun festivals. And theyre a tasty affair. Every June, the Great Lenexa Barbecue Battle Takes Place, while in the fall the Spinach Festival commemorates the towns earlier-era status as Spinach Capital with tasty green treats, a spinach recipe contest, crafts, and games. Yes, spinach games! Don't spinach and beef egg rolls sound delish? And if youre looking for a spicy chili dish to ward off any autumn chill, each October the Lenexa Chili Challenge features just under 200 teams competing to take home a prize for the best home-style chili and a chili appreciation society award. And of course its not just chili spicing up the fall foliage season--theres live music, fireworks, and games for all ages. Can't wait for October, huh?

The Barbecue Battle is the official Kansas State Championship. Held in the large green space of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, the two-day event offers seven categories of awards and a whole lot of tasty tastings, some prepared with elaborate and outlandish smoking units for brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, and more.If you like community spirit and have an interest in beef--this is Kansas, after all, where chili, steaks, and barbeque reign supreme--youll like Lenexa.

And Lenexas festivals arent only about food. At the annual town Art, Fine Craft and Antique Show, youll find locally made pottery, carpentry, quilts, and more. A perfect stop for finding your future napkin holder or jewelry box!

Arts and history

Lenexas past comes vibrantly alive at the Leglar Barn museum. This old stone barn, which dates from 1864, houses town heritage items.The town arts council is very active, holding public and juried shows, and working to build Lenexas burgeoning public art displays--including sculptures introduced at Lenexas own 3-D Art Show. Whoa. Meanwhile, the Latino Art Bravisimo is an annual five-day art festival featuring the vibrant works of local and national Hispanic artists.

Were still in Kansas, Toto

Kansas City isnt Oz, but it is a wonderland of jazz and blues clubs. There's a major farmers market couched in the year-round City Market, begun in 1857. The city as a whole is filled with cultural opportunities, from museums to concerts. Kansas City also features a collection of over 200 fountains of diverse design. Many notable water basins are located on the Country Club Plaza. It's cooler than you think--if that's even possible!

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Lenexa
Cartoon character Popeye, known for his spinach cravings, would love Lenexa, Kansas, which was regarded as the "Spinach Capital of the World" in the 1930s. Lenexa's Spinach Festival, held annually in honor of that distinction, would surely satisfy Popeyes hunger.
Cartoon character Popeye, known for his spinach cravings, would love Lenexa, Kansas, which was regarded as the "Spinach Capital of the World" in the 1930s. Lenexa's Spinach Festival, held annually in honor of that distinction, would surely satisfy Popeyes hunger.

A small city in northeast Kansas, and a suburb of the greater Kansas City area, Lenexa boasts a robust community spirit, plenty of green space, and a solid economic outlook. Lenexa was once home to James Butler Hickock, also known throughout history as Wild Bill. A park in his name now sits where his former residence was located. No participating in duels is allowed there, however.

Moving to Lenexa

Before you decide to move to Lenexa, there are several things to consider. These are vital points of interest that will assist you in determining whether Lenexa is the place for you to call your next home.

Midwest Mecca

Looking for a Midwest community with plenty of town spirit and proximity to the cultural and business hub of Kansas City? (That's Kansas City, Missouri--yes, that's confusing). That would be Lenexa, once home to Wild Bill Hickock and also many Native American Indians. In fact, Lenexas name is a derivation of Na-Nex-Se, the widow of former Shawnee Chief Blackhoof. By any name, today Lenexa is a vital community with a host of employment options and enjoyable neighborhoods.

On the jobs front, United Parcel Service, J.C. Penney, and Quest Diagnostics hold top position, along with BATS Global Markets stock exchange. BATS has nothing to do with the little winged creatures that can be found around street lamps in summer; nor is it a baseball equipment manufacturer. It stands for Better Alternative Trading System, the companys electronic communication network. Lenexa also houses a major National Archives Record Center, which stores federal information for organizations such as the IRS and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

While the town does not have its own school district, families are well served by neighboring districts Shawnee Mission, Olathe, or De Soto. On the higher education front, several colleges have branches in town, the Wichita-based Friends University, and Brown Mackie College.Families also benefit from plenty of beautiful parks with space for picnicking, jogging, and playing, tree-lined streets, and enough public space to encourage a lingering look at the city, regardless of the season.

Rental Tips

Lenexa is a primarily white-collar, middle-income city, which serves as a tight-knit community not far from the bustling metropolis of Kansas City. Group activities are important here, as evidenced by the festivals and art council offerings the town initiates.

Youll want to start your apartment rental search at least a few months before moving, as the town is a popular spot, with a comfortable commute to the big city. Management, sales, and administrative positions are the most common forms of employment. Residents do rely on their own cars to get around, so if you dont drive--its time to learn. Hitch-hiking is not encouraged.

Moving to Lenexa
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Before you decide to move to Lenexa, there are several things to consider. These are vital points of interest that will assist you in determining whether Lenexa is the place for you to call your next home.

Midwest Mecca

Looking for a Midwest community with plenty of town spirit and proximity to the cultural and business hub of Kansas City? (That's Kansas City, Missouri--yes, that's confusing). That would be Lenexa, once home to Wild Bill Hickock and also many Native American Indians. In fact, Lenexas name is a derivation of Na-Nex-Se, the widow of former Shawnee Chief Blackhoof. By any name, today Lenexa is a vital community with a host of employment options and enjoyable neighborhoods.

On the jobs front, United Parcel Service, J.C. Penney, and Quest Diagnostics hold top position, along with BATS Global Markets stock exchange. BATS has nothing to do with the little winged creatures that can be found around street lamps in summer; nor is it a baseball equipment manufacturer. It stands for Better Alternative Trading System, the companys electronic communication network. Lenexa also houses a major National Archives Record Center, which stores federal information for organizations such as the IRS and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

While the town does not have its own school district, families are well served by neighboring districts Shawnee Mission, Olathe, or De Soto. On the higher education front, several colleges have branches in town, the Wichita-based Friends University, and Brown Mackie College.Families also benefit from plenty of beautiful parks with space for picnicking, jogging, and playing, tree-lined streets, and enough public space to encourage a lingering look at the city, regardless of the season.

Rental Tips

Lenexa is a primarily white-collar, middle-income city, which serves as a tight-knit community not far from the bustling metropolis of Kansas City. Group activities are important here, as evidenced by the festivals and art council offerings the town initiates.

Youll want to start your apartment rental search at least a few months before moving, as the town is a popular spot, with a comfortable commute to the big city. Management, sales, and administrative positions are the most common forms of employment. Residents do rely on their own cars to get around, so if you dont drive--its time to learn. Hitch-hiking is not encouraged.

Which Neighborhoods?

Like with any city, learning about and knowing your neighborhoods is always a good start when considering moving there. Here are a few important neighborhoods to bear in mind when you being your search in Lenexa.

Craig: Large, new, mostly single-family homes with plenty of lawn space, as well as newer townhomes, make up this community. That's right you'll need your lawn mowers--always a fun chore. Residents primarily work in executive-type positions here, making this an affluent community. Many families call this area home, and there are plenty of parks and playgrounds. $$$$

W. 87th Street Pky / Lackman Rd: Urban in density, with neighborhood restaurants and shops in close proximity, this upper middle-income neighborhood has a mix of single-family homes, apartment complexes, and many townhomes. Theres a solid mix of owners and renters here in properties built primarily between 1970 and the present. Small lakes and ponds dot the neighborhood. Even puddles, after rainy days. Demand for property is high here, so start your search early for this neighborhood.$$

College Blvd:Upper-middle income, with a preponderance of row houses and town homes, this neighborhood has apartment homes built primarily later than 1970, and a mix of owners and renters, families, and singles. Commuters will find an average drive time of 15 to 30 minutes typical here. Not bad, right?$$

City Center:An upper-middle-income community, many residents here commute only a short distance to work--less than 15 minutes, signifying in-town employment rather than a drive to Kansas City. The community is made up of medium and larger single-family homes, as well as both small apartment complexes and modern high-rises. Some buildings are more historic in nature, built between 1940 and 1969 (old school!), while others were built between 1970 and 1999. Within walking distance of many cafes and shops, theres a mix of owners and renters here. Beautiful Rock Creek Park is located in this area for picnicking, jogging, and getting active on the playing fields.$$$

Which Neighborhoods?
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Like with any city, learning about and knowing your neighborhoods is always a good start when considering moving there. Here are a few important neighborhoods to bear in mind when you being your search in Lenexa.

Craig: Large, new, mostly single-family homes with plenty of lawn space, as well as newer townhomes, make up this community. That's right you'll need your lawn mowers--always a fun chore. Residents primarily work in executive-type positions here, making this an affluent community. Many families call this area home, and there are plenty of parks and playgrounds. $$$$

W. 87th Street Pky / Lackman Rd: Urban in density, with neighborhood restaurants and shops in close proximity, this upper middle-income neighborhood has a mix of single-family homes, apartment complexes, and many townhomes. Theres a solid mix of owners and renters here in properties built primarily between 1970 and the present. Small lakes and ponds dot the neighborhood. Even puddles, after rainy days. Demand for property is high here, so start your search early for this neighborhood.$$

College Blvd:Upper-middle income, with a preponderance of row houses and town homes, this neighborhood has apartment homes built primarily later than 1970, and a mix of owners and renters, families, and singles. Commuters will find an average drive time of 15 to 30 minutes typical here. Not bad, right?$$

City Center:An upper-middle-income community, many residents here commute only a short distance to work--less than 15 minutes, signifying in-town employment rather than a drive to Kansas City. The community is made up of medium and larger single-family homes, as well as both small apartment complexes and modern high-rises. Some buildings are more historic in nature, built between 1940 and 1969 (old school!), while others were built between 1970 and 1999. Within walking distance of many cafes and shops, theres a mix of owners and renters here. Beautiful Rock Creek Park is located in this area for picnicking, jogging, and getting active on the playing fields.$$$

Lenexa Living

There are many activities, sights, sounds, smells, and all-around wonderment in Lenexa. So you won't be bored, you won't be wondering what to do. You'll be thinking what more can you do in lovely Lenexa?

Festive eats

Lenexa loves its fun festivals. And theyre a tasty affair. Every June, the Great Lenexa Barbecue Battle Takes Place, while in the fall the Spinach Festival commemorates the towns earlier-era status as Spinach Capital with tasty green treats, a spinach recipe contest, crafts, and games. Yes, spinach games! Don't spinach and beef egg rolls sound delish? And if youre looking for a spicy chili dish to ward off any autumn chill, each October the Lenexa Chili Challenge features just under 200 teams competing to take home a prize for the best home-style chili and a chili appreciation society award. And of course its not just chili spicing up the fall foliage season--theres live music, fireworks, and games for all ages. Can't wait for October, huh?

The Barbecue Battle is the official Kansas State Championship. Held in the large green space of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, the two-day event offers seven categories of awards and a whole lot of tasty tastings, some prepared with elaborate and outlandish smoking units for brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, and more.If you like community spirit and have an interest in beef--this is Kansas, after all, where chili, steaks, and barbeque reign supreme--youll like Lenexa.

And Lenexas festivals arent only about food. At the annual town Art, Fine Craft and Antique Show, youll find locally made pottery, carpentry, quilts, and more. A perfect stop for finding your future napkin holder or jewelry box!

Arts and history

Lenexas past comes vibrantly alive at the Leglar Barn museum. This old stone barn, which dates from 1864, houses town heritage items.The town arts council is very active, holding public and juried shows, and working to build Lenexas burgeoning public art displays--including sculptures introduced at Lenexas own 3-D Art Show. Whoa. Meanwhile, the Latino Art Bravisimo is an annual five-day art festival featuring the vibrant works of local and national Hispanic artists.

Were still in Kansas, Toto

Kansas City isnt Oz, but it is a wonderland of jazz and blues clubs. There's a major farmers market couched in the year-round City Market, begun in 1857. The city as a whole is filled with cultural opportunities, from museums to concerts. Kansas City also features a collection of over 200 fountains of diverse design. Many notable water basins are located on the Country Club Plaza. It's cooler than you think--if that's even possible!

Lenexa Living
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There are many activities, sights, sounds, smells, and all-around wonderment in Lenexa. So you won't be bored, you won't be wondering what to do. You'll be thinking what more can you do in lovely Lenexa?

Festive eats

Lenexa loves its fun festivals. And theyre a tasty affair. Every June, the Great Lenexa Barbecue Battle Takes Place, while in the fall the Spinach Festival commemorates the towns earlier-era status as Spinach Capital with tasty green treats, a spinach recipe contest, crafts, and games. Yes, spinach games! Don't spinach and beef egg rolls sound delish? And if youre looking for a spicy chili dish to ward off any autumn chill, each October the Lenexa Chili Challenge features just under 200 teams competing to take home a prize for the best home-style chili and a chili appreciation society award. And of course its not just chili spicing up the fall foliage season--theres live music, fireworks, and games for all ages. Can't wait for October, huh?

The Barbecue Battle is the official Kansas State Championship. Held in the large green space of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, the two-day event offers seven categories of awards and a whole lot of tasty tastings, some prepared with elaborate and outlandish smoking units for brisket, pork, ribs, chicken, and more.If you like community spirit and have an interest in beef--this is Kansas, after all, where chili, steaks, and barbeque reign supreme--youll like Lenexa.

And Lenexas festivals arent only about food. At the annual town Art, Fine Craft and Antique Show, youll find locally made pottery, carpentry, quilts, and more. A perfect stop for finding your future napkin holder or jewelry box!

Arts and history

Lenexas past comes vibrantly alive at the Leglar Barn museum. This old stone barn, which dates from 1864, houses town heritage items.The town arts council is very active, holding public and juried shows, and working to build Lenexas burgeoning public art displays--including sculptures introduced at Lenexas own 3-D Art Show. Whoa. Meanwhile, the Latino Art Bravisimo is an annual five-day art festival featuring the vibrant works of local and national Hispanic artists.

Were still in Kansas, Toto

Kansas City isnt Oz, but it is a wonderland of jazz and blues clubs. There's a major farmers market couched in the year-round City Market, begun in 1857. The city as a whole is filled with cultural opportunities, from museums to concerts. Kansas City also features a collection of over 200 fountains of diverse design. Many notable water basins are located on the Country Club Plaza. It's cooler than you think--if that's even possible!