WELCOME TO EDWARDSVILLE! The City of Edwardsville is located in southwest Wyandotte County, just north of the Kansas River and just south of the Kansas Speedway. With a population of about 4,500 folks, Edwardsville offers a small-town feel with close proximity to metropolitan amenities and attractions. Edwardsville was first surveyed in 1869 and was located on land owned by Delaware Indian Chief Half Moon. The City was named after John H. Edwards, a general ticket agent for the Union Pacific Railroad which ran through the community. The city was officially incorporated in 1915. With an active Parks & Recreation Department and highly-regarded public safety employees, the City of Edwardsville is a great town to raise a family. We're happy you've visited us and encourage you to reach out to Edwardsville City Hall at 913-356-6000 if you have any questions!