Anchored in the rolling hills of Northwest Missouri; surrounded by pastures, valuable agri-production fields and timber; enriched by the natural resources of flowing rivers, water fowl, and wildlife, the community cultivates business growth, and a rich platform of spiritual and cultural amenities.
Home to industry, retail, education, art, and quality healthcare, Nodaway County celebrates its people, history and environment as a great location to make a living and enjoy life.??Located with easy access to Kansas City, Omaha and Des Moines, telecommuters can easily find the infrastructure to stay connected to the workplace. For those living and working in Maryville and Nodaway County, the “commute” to work and home is three stop lights and a ten minute easy drive anywhere.
Nodaway County is undeniably rural yet at the center of 1.5 million people! Maryville is the county seat and vital heart of the county and the surrounding eight county trade and labor area population. Internationally and nationally-based industry and business offer an array of employment opportuities – especially for advanced manufacturing technicians, engineering, safety and maintenance, business management and health care employment.
Whether raising a family, building a solid employment base, starting a career or looking to be actively retired Nodaway County has something to offer! Mother nature takes care of those who enjoy fishing, hunting, bird watching or just simply the space to watch a sunrise or starry night. Go bowling, to a movie, or out to eat. Celebrate community events, enjoy Broadway styled entertainment and witness world-class lectures.
The lifetime goal of a degree from a caliber University…..The spiritual journey at a historical seminary…..The training necessary for career development and career readiness….. The ability to gain education no matter the age….educational opportunity abounds. Whether in a classroom or the convenience of your home, enjoy lifelong learning in Nodaway County.
Business Growth and Innovation The City of Maryville embraces GIS technology for project development and Northwest Missouri State University invests in entrepreneurial development and technology innovation with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Nodaway County Economic Development works with both organizations to recruit, develop and grow retail trade, small business and innovative industries.