About Us

Community Bank & Trust

Our History

Community Bank and Trust was founded on June 25, 1884, and continues today as an employee-owned and locally operated financial institution dedicated to:

  • Exceptional personal service
  • Timely information and decisions
  • Quality products and services
  • Promoting the economic growth of the communities we serve

Community Bank & Trust operates 13 full service branch offices in Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. Since 1986 the employees of CBT have been actively involved in the success of our bank through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Each branch office is managed to specifically meet the financial needs of its customers and community.

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Click Here to Reorder Deluxe Checks. Deluxe is our preferred check printer. You will now be securely transferred to their check ordering website.


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