Whether you enjoy the serenity of the country or the bustle of the city, Sedalia has it all. Our city prides itself on being an excellent place to raise a family, and an ideal place for business growth and development. We boast an outstanding school system, a variety of quality housing, plenty of job opportunities, a safe community environment, and lots of recreation.
Sedalia’s typical midwest climate spans all four of Mother Nature’s seasons. The warmest month is July with an average temperature of 78 degrees F, while January brings the coldest temperatures with an average of 31 degrees F. We average 38 inches of rain over the year, and 14 inches of snow. Sedalia sits 904 feet above sea level.
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The City of Sedalia is economic development’s partner in strengthening west-central Missouri’s employment and retail base. Whether you are starting, building or expanding your business, the City of Sedalia is one of your first stops for information and requirements. The Community Development Department is supervised by John Simmons, Community Development Director. This department is your one-stop center for zoning and land-use requirements and building construction review, regulations and permits. The Finance Department is supervised by Kelvin Shaw, Finance Director and issues merchant and business licenses.
Small Business & Technology Development
The Small Business and Technology Development Center at State Fair Community College provides confidential, no cost counseling and low cost training to entrepreneurs and small businesses. We assist from the business concept or idea, through growth and expansion, and also with succession planning. The SBTDC offers low cost trainings in areas of Business Planning, Marketing, Starting and Managing a Small Business, as well as other business specific trainings. For information on trainings or consultations, contact Kelly Asbury, Director of the SBTDC/SFCC at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 660-596-7350.
We offer every possible health care service and we do so with pride. We recognize the growing need for information to help you make better choices about your health and the well being of your family. Regardless of whether you live in the Sedalia community or in a nearby town, health care is available at all times.
A 180-bed regional health system serving Central Missouri with the latest technology and comprehensive health and wellness services including Women’s Health, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Orthopedic Care as well as Home Health, Durable Medical Equipment and Hospice Services.
The Pettis County Division of Family Services (DFS) offers a variety of social and physical health programs including the Medicaid assistance plan. The DFS office can also provide a list of state-licensed home child care providers.
Pettis County Health Center provides a variety of health maintenance and disease prevention programs to the entire community. Examples are: Women’s Wellness, (including Show-Me Healthy Women), Communicable disease follow-ups (including STD’s), maternal and child health services, the WIC program, environmental health services, and public health emergency response planning. Speakers are available to provide programs and health education on a variety of health related topics. Certified copies of births and deaths that occurred in Missouri can be obtained at the Health Center.
Katy Trail Community Health (KTCH) is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) in Sedalia and Warsaw. It offers quality and compassionate healthcare for all. KTCH provides primary health, oral health, and behavioral health services to residents of Pettis County and the surrounding area. Eligible patients can apply for discounted fees and the center offers discounts for most medications as well as discounts on lab services for patients who are uninsured. Translation services are available for patients with limited English capabilities.
Sedalia has a wide variety of homes to choose from including rural farmland, family neighborhoods, and rental property. Chamber member real estate agencies are ready and willing to assist you. Please refer to the following Sedalia realtor sites below.
Coldwell Banker Monsees Realty at www.cbmrc.com
Exceptional Properties Realty at www.SoldByEPRealty.com
Premier Realty Group at www.rhondaahern.com
Remax of Sedalia at www.sedaliaproperties.com
TheHomesTour.com at www.TheHomesTour.com
One of Sedalia’s greatest assets is its quality educational system. From the fully accredited Sedalia School District and quality parochial and private schools to a progressive community college, Sedalia has the facilities to meet the community’s needs.
The five elementary schools (grades K-4) serve over 2000 students. In addition to a full academic curriculum, a wide-range of special programming is offered to help prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s challenges.
Heber Hunt, 600 S. Warren 660-826-1058
Horace Mann, 1100 W. 16th 660-826-6441
Parkview, 1901 S. New York 660-826-4947
Skyline, 2505 W. 32nd 660-826-8087
Washington, 610 S. Engineer 660-826-2216
Sedalia Middle School is an intermediate extension of the elementary schools and houses all fifth grade, ELL and gifted program students. The Middle School embraces the teaming philosophy. 2205 S. Ingram, 660-829-6500
Students in sixth through eighth grades attend the Smith Cotton Junior High School. The school environment strives to help students make the transition from elementary school to high school by involving all students in an advisement program and interdisciplinary teaming – each program helping to foster teamwork and peer respect. 312 E. Broadway, 660-829-6300
Smith Cotton High School serves approximately 1,200 students in grades 9-12 and offers traditional, honors, college prep, and vo-tech coursework. The high school also offers a variety of extra-curricular activities. 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd., 660-851-5300
Sedalia has diverse parochial and private schools to meet your family’s educational needs.
Sacred Heart Catholic School is a college preparatory, co-ed, Catholic school with grades K-12 on one campus. The North Central Association is the accrediting body for the high school. 416 W. Third, 660-827-3800
St. Paul’s Lutheran School offers Christian education for children ages three to grade eight. St. Paul’s offers small classes and a loving Christ-centered environment for your child to grow and learn. 701 W. Massachusetts, 660-826-1925
State Fair Community College (SFCC) is a comprehensive, two-year public college serving 14 counties in west central Missouri. Since opening its doors in 1968, the college has been a leading resource for quality higher education. Whether you are a new high school graduate or returning to the classroom, SFCC can meet your needs. Located at 3201 W. 16th St. SFCC offers Associate of Applied Science degrees and one-year certificates in nearly 30 career programs, as well as an Associate of Arts degree to prepare for transfer to a four-year university. For additional information contact the Student Services Office at 660-530-5800, ext. 217 or visit www.sfccmo.edu.
Sedalians have a lot to be grateful for. When it comes to worship and praise, we offer a variety of styles to suit you and your family’s needs. Whether you prefer the tradition of the historic Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the contemporary atmosphere of the modern Celebration Center, you are sure to find the prefect church in Sedalia. Many of our 82 different congregations representing 33 religions offer programs, including vacation bible schools, youth groups for teens, and Bible study classes for adults.