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From its quaint shops and elegant Victorian homes, Plattsburg, Missouri offers all the charm and warmth of a true mid-western, small town. Plattsburg is centrally located 30 miles or less from Kansas City, Liberty, Cameron or St. Joseph, Missouri.


Plattsburg's Fall Festival
October 2-4, 2014

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are starting to drop, this can only mean one thing, Plattsburg Fall Festival is just around the corner.

This year brings a few changes from previous years:  The Main Stage will be setup around 2nd and Locust Street for many of the activities; Thursday's Chili dinner will be sponsored by the Boyscounts; Friday Fall Dinner sponsored by First Christian Church; Pageants are being held main stage on Thursday, Friday and Saturday instead of Wednesday; Carnival hours have been extended and wrist bands every day; Every night will have music entertainment at the Main Stage; Pet show and extra activities on Saturday morning.

Full schedule fliers are available around Plattsburg businesses.  Partial list of events can be found on the PlattsburgMo Fall Festival Page.

Check out plattsburgfallfestival website for the latest information.


Do you live in Plattsburg's City Limits?

City of Plattsburg is proud to announce a new Online service to pay your utility bills with a credit card (there will be a surcharge for paying with a credit card).  Along with making your current payment you can also see past history of payments, and check historical usage of water and gas (these features are free).

To get started use the Online Utility Bill Pay link at top right side of the City web page (you will need your account number which can be found on any previous bill).


Discover Historic Plattsburg, Missouri
Rich in History
  • The County Seat of Clinton County
  • Home to David Rice Atchison, also known as "President for a Day" in 1849 (statue in front of courthouse and exhibit in museum)
  • Battle of Plattsburg occurred during the Civil War in 1864
  • The Clinton County Historical Museum hosts numerous artifacts and displays
    (Clinton County Museum)

    showcases a full house of displays and a look back to late 1800 living
  • Confederate soldier turned outlaw, Jesse James, once lived in Clinton County
  • Four cemeteries that dates back to 1800's.

Victorian  Scenery

  • Boasts numerous "Painted Ladies," unique Victorian homes.
    Plattsburg's Walking Tour
    showcases 22 homes and 3 Churches within three 1/2 mile "loops"
  • Distinguished churches more than 100 years old, a treasure of Plattsburg. 
Food, shopping & Lodging
  • Five Full Service Restaurants
  • Three "Over the Counter" food shops
  • Antiques & Thrift Stores
  • Bed & Breakfast, nightly House Rental  & other lodging available
  • Several "general stores" & home decor

Recreation in Plattsburg

  • An 18-hole championship golf course
  • A municipal pool
  • Five city parks
  • Bowling Alley

Recreation around Plattsburg

  • Two boat ramp accesses and fishing to Smithville Lake
  •  Hartel Lakes



Mayor's Corner
(weekly update)

Calendar of Events

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CCR3 School Calendar

Chamber Business
of the Month:

Hildebrandt Dental




Web sponsored by:   

Plattsburg Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 134
Plattsburg, MO 64477


Special thanks to The Clinton County Leader and RT Photography
for donating many of the pictures for use on this site and
to Marti Spease-Riddle for the picture of the Christian Church used in the header for this website.