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Stanton County Courthouse in Johnson City, Kansas.  Photo by Susan Howell.
Stanton County Courthouse

 

 

Stanton County

Location

 

 

County Seat: Johnson City
Founded: 1887
Population:
    · 2,406 (2000)
    · 2,333 (1990)
    ·    327 (1900)
Area: 680 Square Miles
Standard Abbreviation: ST  

 

History

Map of Stanton County, KS in 1899
Organized June 17. 1887.  County seat Johnson.  This county was named after Edward M. Stanton (1814-1869), Secretary of war under President Lincoln.
 
Map and text from History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)
 
The Kansas State Historical Society also has more historical data for Stanton County online including a rich bibliography and lists of cemeteries, post offices, and newspapers.

Cities, Towns, & Villages of Stanton County

                             2000
   Town           ZIP     Population   Year  Elevation
   ============  =====    ==========   ====  =========
   Big Bow                                     3174
   Johnson City  67855         1,528           3330
   Manter        67862           178   1922    3490
   Saunders                                    3665
Census Bureau Profile & Map

Libraries

Museums

Stanton County School Systems

Hospitals

  • Stanton County Hospital   (620) 492-6250
    404 N. Chestnut / P. O. Box 779, Johnson City, KS 67855

Newspapers

  • Johnson Pioneer   (620) 492-6244
    103 N. Main, Johnson City, KS 67855

More Data About Stanton County

Economic Development
  • Kansas County Profile Reports
    Statistical data from The Institute for Policy and Social Research, the University of Kansas
Health Data

Genealogy

References

  • WPA The WPA Guide to 1930s Kansas ( Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 1984 )

Stanton County Offices

  • Stanton County   (620) 492-2140
    P. O. Box 190, Johnson, KS 67855
    • Sheriff's Office   (620) 492-6866
      205 N. Chestnut
    • Fire Station   620 492-2125
      corner of Nipp and Trude Streets across from the water tower
  • Extension Service   (620) 492-2240
    201 N. Main / Johnson, KS 67855-9998
 
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