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.


Whether raising a family, building a solid employment base, starting a career or looking to be actively retired Nodaway County has something to offer!


Whether in a classroom or the convenience of your home, enjoy lifelong learning in Nodaway County.

What’s New?

Nodaway County Economic Development works with both organizations to recruit, develop and grow retail trade, small business and innovative industries.