Community Overview

Trenton is the seat of Grundy County. Our population today is 6,216. Industry, education, agriculture and retail trade currently make up the economic base of our lovely community.

Located just 96 miles northeast of Kansas City, Trenton lies in an ideal spot for trade and travel. U.S. Highway 65 bypasses the city’s east edge, and Highway 6 runs directly through the downtown area, travels through the Amish community of Jamesport, and joins Highway 65 as it runs on its east-west course.

Evidence of the growth of Trenton in recent years includes new businesses, new homes, and the remodeling of existing structures. Our junior college is involved in a major fundraising campaign for extensive renovation and expansion. Trenton is a city of solid and substantial growth. It is one of the most desirable and attractive small cities in the Midwest.

You'll find the best of both worlds in Trenton, Missouri!