Introduction to Maryville, Missouri
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.
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.