Rent a house in Smithville, Missouri, and find out why so many residents love this quiet suburb located north of Kansas City. Voted by Business Week Magazine as "Best Affordable Suburb in 2009," Smithville has about 6,000 people who enjoy the town's rich history, beautiful parks and family-friendly community. Smithville is not only conveniently located outside the exciting Kansas City metro area, but it also has its own unique charm with plenty of activity in its historic district. Whether you need to commute to Kansas City, or you are just looking for a great town to call home, you will be glad that you chose to rent an apartment in Smithville, Mo.
The town of Smithville was incorporated in 1867. After floods and fires changed the landscape of the city, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers created Smithville Lake to provide flood damage reduction, water supply and recreation opportunities. Today the 7,200 acre lake with 175 miles of shoreline is the cornerstone of Smithville culture and quality of life. Rent a house in Smithville and you can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and swimming along the lake. If you enjoy hitting the links, you'll love your rental home in Smithville. Paradise Pointe Golf Complex has two challenging 18-hole courses.
College students love their rental homes in Smithville. There are many beautiful state parks in the area. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is located just south of your Smithville rental home. With 124 academic programs in 12 schools, UMKC is bound to have what you want to study. UMKC allows you to explore your potential by offering you a custom-made curriculum.
In addition to several luxury homes for rent near the lakeside, Smithville also features many pet-friendly and affordable apartment and home rentals for college students, senior citizens, military and families. No matter what you are looking for in a rental home or how long you intend to stay, there are many houses and apartments for rent in Smithville that will accommodate your lifestyle.