Olathe, KS Homes For Sale
The city of Olathe, KS (pronounced "o-lay-tha"), is in Johnson County, and is located approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City. With a population of over 125,000, it is the fourth most populous city in the state of Kansas, and in 2008, was ranked by the Census Bureau as the 24th fastest growing city in the United States. Olathe's strong economy, which is driven by the presence of several prominent companies (Honeywell, Garmin, and Farmer's Insurance Group) as well as its dedicated outdoor recreation areas including 37 parks, and 57 miles of public trails, helped the city to earn its 11th place ranking on CNN Money's list of "100 Best Cities to Live in the United States". Residents of Olathe have multiple public education options for their children, including 35 elementary schools, 9 middle schools, and 5 senior high schools, which are represented by several different school districts, including Olathe's USD 233, which is routinely ranked as the second best school district in the state of Kansas. Olathe is large enough to offer a wide variety of available properties in both rural and urban living environments. Browse our list of available Olathe, KS real estate properties below, and as always, a Layton Real Estate agent would be happy to assist with your search.