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The county was named for the Rev. Thomas Johnson, a political leader who was assassinated in 1865

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Johnson County is one of 105 counties in Kansas.

The county is in the Kansas City metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 496,691. This was an increase of  10.11% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$61,455
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Johnson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Johnson County was $43,237. This was an increase of 20.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 140% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Olathe
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s; county led the state in per-capita income ($39,355 in 1998)

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25% of Johnson County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Johnson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Johnson County include Calvary Cemetery, De Soto Cemetery, Edgerton Cemetery, Four Corners Cemetery, Fuller Cemetery, Gardner Cemetery, Highland Cemetery, Johnson County Memorial Gardens, Linwood Cemetery, Memorial Gardens Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Johnson County include Aubry, Clearview City, Countryside, De Soto, Edgerton, Fairway, Gardner, Gardner, Lake Quivira, Leawood ... View communities

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Colleges in Johnson County include Johnson County Community College, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Ottawa University - Kansas City ... View colleges

School districts in Johnson County include Blue Valley, De Soto, Gardner Edgerton, Olathe, Shawnee Mission Pub Schools, Spring Hill ... View school districts

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Libraries in Johnson County include Edgerton Library, Indian Creek, Johnson County Library, Antioch Central, Johnson County Library, Blue Valley, Johnson County Library, Cedar Roe, Johnson County Library, Corinth, Johnson County Library, Desoto, Johnson County Library, Gardner, Johnson County Library, Lackman, Johnson County Library, Leawood ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Johnson County include De Soto Explorer, Gardner Sun, Northeast Johnson County Sun, Olathe Daily News, Olathe Sun, Overland Park Sun, Shawnee Dispatch, Shawnee-Lenexa Sun ... View newspapers

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Johnson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Johnson County political report.

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Hotels in Johnson County include Amerisuites, Amerisuites, Candlewood Suites, Chase Suite Hotel by Woodfin, Clubhouse Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Lenexa, Comfort Suites Olathe, Courtyard by Marriott ... More hotels

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