Location Profile

Richmond, Missouri

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Facility Location
Richmond, Missouri
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Richmond, Missouri. With a strong history in the community for over 50 years, the provider is a leader of care in the area and has been recognized for its excellence. Services include physical therapy, cardiac care, and emergency care, and senior care among others.

Community Overview

Richmond is a small city that’s part of the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area. It’s known as the Mushroom Capital of the World due to its abundance of morel mushrooms and the number of mushroom hunters who stop by to find their fill of the fungi. The area has good schools, interesting attractions, and of course, the famous Mushroom Festival. Richmond is considered part of the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area and is less than an hour away from the city. It offers a peaceful suburban feel and is known for its abundance of morel mushrooms. People come from all over to hunt mushrooms and participate in the annual Mushroom Festival every spring. This is just one reason why Richmond is a fun place to live.

Learn more about Richmond at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


R-XVI School District runs the public schools of Richmond and includes 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Students have a solid curriculum that prepares them for the future and enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. The district has received several Missouri Distinction in Performance Award commendations and features nearly 50% of the students are proficient in reading and more than 60% are proficient in math. There’s also a 92% graduation rate. Richmond doesn’t have a private school, however, there are a few outside of the city.

Click here to read more about Richmond's public schools.
Click here to read about Richmond's private schools.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Richmond has several shopping options like Walmart and local shops. Nearby Excelsior Springs, Missouri has a rich shopping district and is just 20 minutes away, there you’ll find more than 40 shops for a range of merchandise. Specialty toys, art, vintage items, apparel, shoes, and other items are clustered in these shops. Excelsior Springs, Missouri also has department stores like Walmart and Gordmans.

The Ray County Community Arts Organization brings arts and entertainment events to the community. With festivals, workshops, and other offerings at various venues, it’s a crucial part of the cultural scene of Richmond. The Farris Theatre features film screenings and special events. Nearby Excelsior Springs, Missouri has the Slightly Off Broadway Theatre with productions like musicals, comedies, and children’s shows. More live theatre productions can be seen at the Corbin Theatre in nearby Liberty, Missouri.

For education and culture head to the Ray County Museum in Richmond. There are 37 rooms filled with artifacts from the 1800s to present like coal mining, the Civil War, the first settlers, and other topics related to the area. For another great museum, head less than 20 minutes away to Excelsior Springs, Missouri to see the fabulous Hall of Waters Museum. Excelsior Springs was known for its water believed to offer miraculous healing The water was bottled and sold across the country in the 1930s to the 1960s, and now a museum is in the former bottling plant. Take the time to stop by the Excelsior Springs Museum for more local information as well.

Richmond offers several city parks with amenities such as ball fields, picnic areas, swings, playgrounds, walking trails, and a skate park. Southview Pool is open to the public and offers a nice place to cool off during the warmer months. The parks and recreation department also offers a robust calendar full of programs for both adults and children. Less than an hour away is Wallace State Park in Cameron, Missouri. This 121-acre park has a 6-acre lake and 4 scenic hiking trails, perfect for a day out.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Richmond as the city has several officers on patrol. The police practice active crime prevention through community engagement.

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