Located only ten miles from Whiteman is Warrensburg. This quaint college town (population approximately 17,000) offers a wide variety of activities and opportunities. It is the home of our nearest Wal-Mart Super Center, CMSU, and many fast food restaurants. You are sure to find what you are looking for with over 1,000 retailers available! 

Also located in Warrensburg is Western Missouri Medical Center which is the nearest full service hospital to Whiteman AFB. It is a fully accredited acute care hospital with a skilled nursing unit and also outpatient facilities.  Its Emergency Center is used by Whiteman personnel.

If continuing your college education is a top priority you will be pleased to find Central Missouri State University so conveniently located to Whiteman. It boasts an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students and is Warrensburg's largest employer.

Warrensburg has approximately 30 churches offering services in a wide variety of denominations.

Base personnel will appreciate the variety of housing available in Warrensburg.  There are many rentals from apartments to large modern homes.  Housing prices are very reasonable as well.  Expect to pay between $100,000 - $210,000 for a new home and between $65,000 - $160,000 for a previously owned home.

Recreation is abundant in Warrensburg.  Enjoy the new community center which offers something for every member of the family. If nature is your idea of relaxation try Grover Park's picnic area, swimming pool, tennis and volleyball courts, and baseball diamonds.  Another popular picnic spot is Pertle Springs which also boasts small fishing lakes, a swimming pool, biking trails, and golf course.   Lions Lake is a 30-acre park where you can enjoy watching waterfowl and other wildlife.  Travel about 18 miles to the West and find Powell Gardens.  This botanical garden is a wonderful day trip for the family and offers nature lectures, trails, and a gift shop. 

 

For more information about Warrensburg, take a look at the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce web site at:  www.warrensburg.org 

 

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