Numerous Fortune 1,000 companies have located operations in the area. Some companies with headquarters in the Kansas City area include Cerner Corporation, DST Systems, Ferrellgas Partners Industry, Garmin International, Great Plains Energy, Hallmark Cards, H&R Block, Kansas City Southern Industry, Seaboard, Sprint Corporation, Westar Energy, and YRC Worldwide.
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DEFINING THE GREATER KC METRO AREA
Kansas City is a Missouri/Kansas bi-state metropolitan area. All statistical references made to Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) include the counties of Bates, Caldwell, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Lafayette, Platte and Ray in Missouri, and Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. The greater Kansas City area also includes the adjoining Lawrence, KS, St. Joseph, MO, and Topeka, KS MSAs, as well as the Atchison, KS, Chillicothe, MO, Ottawa, KS, and Warrensburg, MO areas.