About This Place
Excelsior Springs is a city in Clay and Ray counties in the U.S. state of Missouri. The population was 10,847 at the 2000 census. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) northeast of central Kansas City, Missouri.
Excelsior Springs is located at 39°20′29″N 94°13′51″W / 39.34139°N 94.23083°W / 39.34139; -94.23083 (39.341492, -94.230716), along the East Fork Fishing River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.5 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.