Historic Plattsburg Missouri

From its quaint shops and elegant Victorian homes, Plattsburg, Missouri offers all the charm and warmth of a true mid-western, small town. Plattsburg is centrally located 30 miles or less from Kansas City, Liberty, Cameron or St. Joseph, Missouri.


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Discover Historic Plattsburg, Missouri
Rich in History
  • The County Seat of Clinton County
  • Home to David Rice Atchison, also known as "President for a Day" in 1849 (statue in front of courthouse and exhibit in museum)
  • Battle of Plattsburg occurred during the Civil War in 1864
  • The Clinton County Historical Museum hosts numerous artifacts and displays
    (Clinton County Museum)

    showcases a full house of displays and a look back to late 1800 living
  • Confederate soldier turned outlaw, Jesse James, once lived in Clinton County
  • Four cemeteries that dates back to 1800's.

Victorian  Scenery

  • Boasts numerous "Painted Ladies," unique Victorian homes.
    Plattsburg's Walking Tour
    showcases 22 homes and 3 Churches within three 1/2 mile "loops"
  • Distinguished churches more than 100 years old, a treasure of Plattsburg. 
Food, shopping & Lodging
  • Four Full Service Restaurants and a Bakery
  • Two "Over the Counter" food shops
  • Antiques & Thrift Stores
  • Relaxing Day Spa
  • Several "general stores" & home decor

Recreation in Plattsburg

  • An 18-hole championship golf course
  • A municipal pool
  • Five city parks
  • Bowling Alley

Recreation around Plattsburg

  • Two boat ramp accesses and fishing to Smithville Lake
  •  Hartel Lakes




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