The city of Overland Park was incorporated in 1960 and encompasses the following counties: Johnson. Overland Park's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Carl R. Gerlach.
Overland Park encompasses land area: 74.84 sq mi (193.84 km2), water area: 0.53 sq mi (1.38 km2). The elevation is 1,086 ft (331 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 2,300/sq mi (900/km2). The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).
Local area codes are 913. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 20-53775, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.opkansas.org.