About This Place
Harrisonville is a city in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,019 at the 2011 census. It is the county seat of Cass County.
Harrisonville was found in 1837, and was named for Congressman Albert G. Harrison. The area suffered greatly during the American Civil War, though Harrisonville was one of the few places exempted in Union General Thomas Ewing's notorious General Order No. 11 (1863), which ordered the depopulation of four entire Missouri counties.
Harrisonville is located at 38°39′13″N 94°20′49″W / 38.65361°N 94.34694°W / 38.65361; -94.34694 (38.653592, -94.346915). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²), of which 8.6 square miles (22.4 km²) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) (1.14%) is water.