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Welcome to Johnston ...
The location of Johnston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Johnston was established in 1969.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Johnston has a population of 22,588 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Johnston is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Johnston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Johnston is located in the (515) area code.
The ZIP code for Johnston: 50131<5>
Websites for Johnston ...
Official Website: www.cityofjohnston.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Johnston had an population of 22,588 people. This is an increase of 30.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 161.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Johnston had a population of 17,278 people. This makes Johnston the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Johnston represents 0.57% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,278 people, the population of Johnston increased 99.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,649 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Johnston.
Communities Also Named Johnston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Johnston - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Johnston.
Communities near Johnston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Johnston.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Johnston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Johnston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Johnston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Johnston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Johnston. See our Newspapers Page for Johnston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnston ...
Looking for more information about Johnston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Johnston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Johnston.
Adding Johnston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Johnston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Johnston was on a map titled Map of Iowa (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Johnston.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Johnston: www.cityofjohnston.com/
The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.ia.us/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023