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Johnstown, Nebraska

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The location of Johnstown

Welcome to Johnstown ...

The village of Johnstown is located in Brown County.

The location of Johnstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Johnstown refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Johnstowner<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Johnstown has a population of 60 people<3> (see below for details).

Johnstown is 2,600 feet [792 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Johnstown is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Johnstown: (402) and (531)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Johnstown had a population of 64 people. This makes Johnstown the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 64 people, the population of Johnstown increased 20.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 53 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Johnstown had an population of 60 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Johnstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ainsworth   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the East (E) of Johnstown

Long Pine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Johnstown

Wood Lake   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Johnstown

Located in Cherry County

Meadville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Johnstown

Located in Keya Paha County

Arabia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Johnstown

Located in Cherry County

Springview   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Johnstown

Located in Keya Paha County

Bassett   [Map]

Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) of Johnstown

Located in Rock County

Sparks   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North (N) of Johnstown

Located in Cherry County

Elsmere   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South (S) of Johnstown

Located in Cherry County

Audacious   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Johnstown

Located in Cherry County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Johnstown.

Communities Also Named Johnstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Johnstown - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri (3), Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Johnstown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Johnstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Johnstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Johnstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johnstown ...

Looking for more information about Johnstown? 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 Johnstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Johnstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Brown County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Johnstown refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Johnstown may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Johnstown.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Johnstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Johnstown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Johnstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Johnstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johnstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5721, Longitude: -100.0563     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Johnstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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