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

The community of Warrensburg is the Seat for Johnson County.

Johnson County was founded in 1834.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Johnson had a population of 52,657 people. This is an increase of 9.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 48,258 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Johnson represented 0.86% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201052,595+8.99%-0.12% since 2009
200952,657+9.12%+0.95% since 2008
200852,161+8.09%+0.29% since 2007
200048,258The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Johnson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Johnson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Warrensburg   19,20316,34017.52% increase  
Knob Noster   3,3182,46234.77% increase  
Holden   2,5682,5102.31% increase  
Leeton   6326192.1% increase  
Chilhowee   3413293.65% increase  

Websites for Johnson County

Official Website:   www.jococourthouse.com

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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