Sedalia is a city in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. It is also the county seat of Pettis County and the primary city of the Sedalia Micropolitan Statistical Area. Sedalia is situated roughly 30 miles (48 km) south of the Missouri River. The city has a total population of 21,387 residents as per the census completed in 2010.
What is Sedalia MO known for?
Promoted Discussions. Pettis County is included as a component of the Sedalia Micropolitan Statistical Area. Both the Missouri State Fair and the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival are held in Sedalia each year. On May 25, 2011, a tornado raced through the city of Sedalia, leaving considerable damage to a large portion of the city’s southern side.