Excelsior Springs, Missouri, located approximately 30 miles northeast of Kansas City Missouri in Clay and Ray Counties, has a population of 11,084. The area around Excelsior Springs has 20 mineral springs which are responsible for the town’s early growth and notoriety. Many travelers came to drink from the springs for their curative properties. Excelsior Springs is served by the Excelsior Springs School District.
Excelsior Springs has long been known for its "healing waters". Since the 1800's locals used the spring waters to sooth and heal ailments. And from there a community was born. The area created a place for guests in camping areas and a grand hotel known as "The Elms". Hosting conventions, mobsters, and President Harry Truman himself, The Elms built a reputation for grand experience, replenishment and luxury.With all this in mind the town of Excelsior Springs, has continued to grow into a paradise for a vacation or your live in community. With such a nostalgic past, Excelsior Springs boasts "Small Town Charm, Big City Appeal".