35 Facts About Kansas City

1. Kansas City said KDOT will provide $3.925 million for Phase 1, which will realign 191st Street west of Gardner Road and signalize the intersection ramps.

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2. Kansas City owns the better offense, but Baltimore owns the better defense.

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3. Kansas City has now outgained and outrushed each of its last four opponents.

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4. Kansas City owns the better offense but Baltimore owns the better defense.

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5. Kansas City has now out-gained and out-rushed each of its last four opponents.

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6. Kansas City is the third largest city in the state of Kansas.

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7. Kansas City is located in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass counties.

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8. Kansas City is famous for its livestock, steakhouses and barbecue.

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9. Kansas City hosts hundreds of serious and not-so-serious running events each year.

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10. Major League Soccer franchise Sporting Kansas City currently plays its home games at Children's Mercy Park in the Village West district.

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11. Kansas City was chosen from a field of 1,100 US communities that had applied for the network.

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12. Kansas City is situated on the edge of the "Tornado Alley", a broad region where cold air from the Rocky Mountains in Canada collides with warm air from the Gulf of Mexico, leading to the formation of powerful storms especially during the spring.

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13. Kansas City lies in the Midwestern United States, as well as near the geographic center of the country, at the confluence of the longest river in the country, the Missouri River, and the Kansas River.

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14. The Port Authority of Kansas City is studying running an extension to Berkley Riverfront Park.

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15. Kansas City is served by 16 school districts including 10 Public School Districts, with a significant portion being nationally ranked.

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16. Kansas City is the seat of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, one of two federal district courts in Missouri.

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17. Kansas City holds city elections in every fourth odd numbered year.

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18. Kansas City is home to the largest municipal government in the state of Missouri.

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19. In 1955, Kansas City became a major league city when the Philadelphia Athletics baseball franchise relocated to the city in 1955.

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20. Kansas City is most famous for its steak and barbecue, along with the typical array of Southern cuisine.

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21. Kansas City is one of ten regional office cities for the US government.

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22. Kansas City has the second largest Sudanese and Somali populations in the United States.

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23. Kansas City is located in "Tornado Alley", a broad region where cold air from the Rocky Mountains in Canada collides with warm air from the Gulf of Mexico, leading to the formation of powerful storms, especially during the spring.

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24. Kansas City lies in the Midwestern United States, near the geographic center of the country, at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

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25. Kansas City is at the junction between the Dakota and Minnesota ice lobes during the maximum late Independence glaciation of the Pleistocene epoch.

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26. In 1900, Kansas City was the 22nd largest city in the country, with a population of 163,752 residents.

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27. Kansas City is composed of several neighborhoods, including the River Market District in the north, the 18th and Vine District in the east, and the Country Club Plaza in the south.

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28. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west.

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29. Kansas City is the largest city in the US state of Missouri.

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30. Kansas City is recruiting a familiar face to fill its backfield void.

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31. Kansas City possesses the best record in the AFC and they are coming off a bye week.

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32. Kansas City will square off against Baltimore at 1:00 pm next week.

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33. Kansas City started the matchup off right with 19 first-half points.

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34. Kansas City have won 5 out of their last 6 games against Oakland.

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35. Kansas City has a large pharmaceutical industry, with companies such as Bayer and Aventis having a large presence.

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