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
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
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
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: