Stanton County

Johnson City, Kansas


Founded: 1885
Population: 1348 (1997)
ZIP code: 67855
Area Code: 620
Elevation: 3330 feet
Latitude: 37° 34' 14" N
Longitude: 101° 45'
School District: USD  452
Johnson City is the county seat of Stanton [ST] County.  The trees that define the town are a welcome sight on the flat prairies and huge fields that cover the area.  Highway K-27 and US-160 intersect at Johnson City and the Cimarron Valley (formerly Santa Fe) railroad also serves through the town.

History

Johnson City was founded by Civil War veterans and was first called Veteran. In 1886 the town was moved 7 miles and renamed for Colonel A. S. Johnson, one of the veterans.

Special Events

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Trojan

Library

Museums

Newspapers

Dining

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Stanton County Hospital

Healthcare

Government

References

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Stanton County Area Chamber of Commerce
(620) 492-6606

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