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Leavenworth is located in Leavenworth County, (of which it is the county seat) northeast of Topeka along Highway 73 on the banks of the Missouri River near Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 39,227, an increase of 732 since 1990.

Leavenworth is part of the Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas metro area.

Leavenworth, a beautiful city, is situated on the left bank of the Missouri River, being located upon a rolling site enclosed by a crescent of hills. The surrounding country is charming in the extreme, and merits the name bestowed upon it in the early days - "The garden of Kansas."

Other sites in the area are:Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery


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10/19 Coming to The area
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.


Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.