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This page contains all of our studies of communities located in Johnson County (in alphabetical order).

Aubry, Johnson County

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While it may be overlooked today, Aubry, Kansas, played a key role in the Civil War and the history of the Kansas but was out-competed by the nearby…

Lanesfield, Johnson County

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Lanesfield, Kansas was founded in honor of James Henry Lane, an infamous free-state leader, during a period of extreme violence and chaos. Lanesfield…

Mahaffie Stagecoach and Farm, Johnson County

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The Mahaffie Stagecoach and farm was founded by Mr. and Mrs. Mahaffie, in the year 1858. Upon arrival to Kansas from Indiana, the family established…

Squiresville, Johnson County

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A. B. Squires established a large hotel in his new town of Squiresville, which became a destination for Union soldiers and stage line passengers until…