Olathe Economic Development Council
Bringing opportunity & prosperity to Olathe businesses & residents
The pro-growth business environment and collaborative planning philosophy in Olathe foster a dynamic feeling of community and cooperation.
Olathe, the county seat of rapidly growing Johnson County, is located 20 miles southwest of Kansas City at the center of a national transportation network. Self-contained and self-sufficient, the city is populated with young, well-educated, high-income families.
During its 150 years of history, Olathe has prospered. Today, it is one of the Midwest’s dominant business, economic and cultural hubs. With more than 138,000 citizens, Olathe is one of the fastest-growing communities in Kansas, offering businesses and residents the best opportunity for success.
An outstanding central location, an unparalleled transportation grid, a nationally recognized school system and one of the best-educated workforces in the nation make Olathe an exciting location for families and businesses.