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Welcome to Johnson ...

The city of Johnson is located in Big Stone County<1>.

The location of Johnson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Johnson has a population of 27 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Johnson.

Johnson is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Johnson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Johnson lies within the (320) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Johnson had an population of 27 people. This is a decrease of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Johnson had a population of 29 people. This makes Johnson the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29 people, the population of Johnson decreased 9.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 32 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Johnson.

Communities Also Named Johnson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Johnson: This one is located in Big Stone County and the other is located in Becker County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 61 communities that are also named Johnson - they are located in Alabama (4), Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Michigan (4), Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Johnson.

Communities near Johnson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Johnson.

  • Morris [Stevens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris
    • Morris [Stevens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Johnson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morris<6>
  • Ortonville [Big Stone County]
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    • Ortonville [Big Stone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Johnson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,748 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ortonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ortonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ortonville<6>
  • Wheaton [Traverse County]
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    • Wheaton [Traverse County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheaton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheaton<6>
  • Graceville [Big Stone County]
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    • Graceville [Big Stone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Johnson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herman [Grant County]
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      • Herman [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herman
    • Clinton [Big Stone County]
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      • Clinton [Big Stone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
    • Chokio [Stevens County]
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      • Chokio [Stevens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chokio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chokio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chokio<6>
    • Donnelly [Stevens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donnelly
      • Donnelly [Stevens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donnelly
    • Alberta [Stevens County]
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      • Alberta [Stevens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberta
    • Dumont [Traverse County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumont
      • Dumont [Traverse County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Johnson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumont

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 Johnson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Johnson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Johnson. 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 Johnson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Johnson. See our Newspapers Page for Johnson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnson ...

Looking for more information about Johnson? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Johnson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Johnson.

Adding Johnson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Johnson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Johnson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Johnson on our Genealogy Page.

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About Big Stone County

About Minnesota

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Johnson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Big Stone County: www.bigstonecounty.org/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Big Stone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Johnson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Johnson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Johnson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Johnson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JohnsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johnson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5722, Longitude: -96.2941       In this case, the coordinates for Johnson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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