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Johnson City, Kansas

Johnson City, Kansas

When laid out in 1885, the town site was called Veteran. It was renamed to honor Colonel A. S. Johnson, land commissioner for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad and a member of the Johnson Town and Land Company.

As the county seat of Stanton County, Johnson City wants to be the first to Welcome you to Kansas if you are entering from the west and bids you to, "Come back soon!", if you're leaving Kansas on a westward journey.


Stanton County has 15,469 acres of walk-in hunting.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Falcons Radio-Controlled Model Airplane Club

The Johnson Falcons operate under American Model Aircraft Charter #3751 from an American Model Aircraft sanctioned field. It holds rallies and competitive flying during the year and plays host to a "Fly-in"

Johnson City, KS Model Airplanes

Parman Brothers Ltd.

Over the years, on the treeless prairie of Southwest Kansas, Steve and David Parman have carved out an unlikely livelihood from wood. Watch how their handcrafted and personally designed kaleidoscopes are made in the Parman Brother's factory on Johnson's Main Street. "Just last year we sold 6

Johnson City, KS Arts


Stanton County Airport

Stanton County Airport, with an elevation of 3,324 feet, is located one-half mile east of Johnson City limits. A fixed base operation building, two aerial application companies, one insurance office and hangers to house 30

Johnson City, KS Airports

Things to do near Johnson City, KS

Horse Thief Reservor Camping

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Cimmaron National Grassland Birdwatching

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