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Welcome to Johnston ...
The city of Johnston is located in Polk County.
The location of Johnston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Johnston has a population of 22,040 people<2> (see below for details).
Johnston was established in 1969.
The community of Johnston is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Johnston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Johnston is within the boundaries of the (515) area code.
The ZIP code for Johnston: 50131<4>
Population Details ...
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).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Johnston had an population of 22,040 people. This is an increase of 27.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 154.83% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Johnston.
Communities Also Named Johnston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.
Websites for Johnston ...
Official Website: www.cityofjohnston.com/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
Communities near Johnston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Johnston
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Johnston
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Johnston
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Johnston
Located in Dallas County
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Johnston
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Johnston
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Johnston
Located in Warren County
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Johnston
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Johnston
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Johnston
Located in Dallas County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Johnston.
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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: 11 Nov 2019