Johnson City, Kansas

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Johnson City, Kansas
Downtown Main Street (facing south) (2010)
Downtown Main Street (facing south) (2010)
Location with Stanton County and Kansas
Location with Stanton County and Kansas
KDOT map of Stanton County (legend)
Coordinates: 37°34′11″N 101°45′10″W / 37.56972°N 101.75278°W / 37.56972; -101.75278Coordinates: 37°34′11″N 101°45′10″W / 37.56972°N 101.75278°W / 37.56972; -101.75278
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyStanton
Founded1885
Incorporated1888
Named forA.S. Johnson
Area
 • Total2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)
 • Land2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
3,337 ft (1,017 m)
Population
 • Total1,495
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,379
 • Density740/sq mi (290/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67855
Area code620
FIPS code20-35600 [4]
GNIS ID471702
Websitejohnsoncityks.com

Johnson City is a city in Stanton County, Kansas, United States.[5] It is also the county seat of Stanton County. In 2010, 1,495 people lived there.[6]

History[change | change source]

Johnson City was created in 1885; it was first called Veteran because many of its creators were American Civil War veterans. It was renamed Johnson City in 1886, in honor of A. S. Johnson, a railroad worker.[7][8]

Geography[change | change source]

Johnson City is at 37°34′11″N 101°45′10″W / 37.56972°N 101.75278°W / 37.56972; -101.75278 (37.569623, -101.752901).[9] The United States Census Bureau says that the city has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km2). All of it is land.[1]

Climate[change | change source]

The Köppen Climate Classification system says that Johnson City has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[10]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890143
1930514
19405241.9%
195099489.7%
1960860−13.5%
19701,03820.7%
19801,24419.8%
19901,3488.4%
20001,52813.4%
20101,495−2.2%
Est. 20161,379[3]−7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
Stanton County courthouse (2010)

2010 census[change | change source]

The 2010 census says that there were 1,495 people, 533 households, and 381 families living in Johnson City.[2]

Education[change | change source]

Johnson has the USD 452 Stanton County. The Stanton County High School mascot is Stanton County Trojans.[11]

Prior to school unification, Johnson High School also used the mascot Trojans.[12]

In 2016, Stanton County Elementary School, which is in Johnson City, was given the Charlotte F. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Literacy Education.[13]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
  7. Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 303.
  8. "Profile for Johnson, Kansas". ePodunk. Retrieved 23 June 2014.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. Climate Summary for Johnson City, Kansas
  11. "Stanton County USD 452". USD 452. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  12. "Johnson Trojans", Garden City Telegram, 14 October 1978, p.8.
  13. "Stanton County Elementary wins national literacy award". The Garden City Telegram. Retrieved 27 February 2017.

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