- Incorporated: 1877
- Charter Form of Government
- Population growth from 8,267 in 1960 to about 96,000 in 2016
- Current city area is 65.9 square miles
- William B. Howard is the founding father of Lee’s Summit.
- William H. Colbern was a Brigadier General.
- James M. Ware designed the City logo in 1976.
- The new City logo and brand tagline, Yours Truly, was approved by the City Council in 2012.