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Westwood character & minutes to KC
One of several small towns in northern Johnson County, Westwood provides law enforcement, public works and other services to the adjacent towns of Mission Woods and Westwood Hills. Residents benefit from curbside pickup of recycling and transportation options provided by the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority as well as The JO.
Shopping, dining and entertainment venues are located within easy walking or driving distance of the residential district. Citizens can enjoy First Friday celebrations in Kansas City’s nearby Crossroads District, dining and entertainment in Westport, and shopping in the famous Country Club Plaza. Convenient local drugstores, grocery stores and banks are located in Westwood and adjoining small towns on the Kansas side of the state line.
Westwood is a part of the extensive and prestigious Shawnee Mission School District. Several private school options are also available to local families. These include The Pembroke Hill School, Shawnee Mission Christian School and Bishop Miege High School. Adult education opportunities are also prevalent in the area, with nearly 10 colleges and universities in a 15-mile radius of the town.
Walking, biking, driving and taking the bus are all viable options in Westwood. The community offers easy access to major thoroughfares for commuters, and both KCATA and The JO service the town with regular buses. Most residents report commutes of 20 minutes or less to places of employment.