Introduction to Maryville, Missouri

Maryville, Missouri, in Nodaway county, is located 40 miles N of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center) and is 84 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska.

Maryville History

Maryville was organized on February 14, 1845. It was named after Mrs. Mary Graham, the wife of Amos Graham who was a prominent politician of the county. It is the county seat of Nodaway County, which was established in 1845 and was named after the Nodaway River. In 1905, the Northwest Missouri State University was established in the city.

Maryville and nearby Attractions

  • Missouri Arboretum
  • Nodaway County Museum
  • Mozingo Lake Park and Golf Course
  • Glen Miller Birthplace
  • Lake of Three Fires State Park
  • Native American Heritage Museum

Things To Do In Maryville

Maryville is home to several city parks, which include baseball fields, a skate park, soccer and American football fields, and a nature park. Golf lovers can also enjoy a visit to the Mozingo Lake Park and Golf Course, which consists of 18 holes. The city is also home to the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum. One can even plan a trip to the Big Lake State Park, Albrecht - Kemper Museum of Art, and Lake of Three Fires State Park.

Maryville Transportation

Kansas City International Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.

Maryville Higher Education

Northwest Missouri State University and Northwest Technical School are the local higher education institutions. Others in the neighborhood include Missouri Western State College and Graceland University - Lamoni.


Total Population 11,997
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 11.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,892
Age of the Population 23


% of people married 27.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,293
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,354
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,948


Median Family Income $44,562
% Above Poverty Level 61.9%
% Below Poverty Level 38.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%


People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $629
Median House Value $129,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.3%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maryville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles N of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Nodaway
Standard Zip Codes 64468
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.346
Longitude -94.872

Maryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnard 268 $49,583
Burlington Junction 468 $50,250
Conception Junction 210 $58,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maryville Public Libraries

Maryville Public Library
Maryville, Missouri
(660) 582-5281

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Maryville Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(660) 562-2600
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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