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Our Story

Community First Bank is proud to have served our community since 1901. 

We are the oldest bank in Kansas City, Kansas and have expanded to serve our customers in Western Wyandotte County and Johnson County.  We are proud of our tradition and our community banking values.

Our directors, officers and banking personnel collectively have many years of banking experience and in supporting our community through educational, social, philanthropic and faith-based organizations.

In April 2021, Community First Bank became a part of the OakStar Bancshares, Inc. family based in Springfield, Missouri.  OakStar and its affiliate banks serve communities in Missouri, Kansas and Colorado.

We are dedicated to the growth and stability of our community and to serving your banking needs. We look forward to seeing you at our locations at 7th & Kansas Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas; 10314 Shawnee Mission Parkway, in Shawnee, Kansas; and 10950 Parallel Parkway, in Kansas City, Kansas.

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