Guide from our Librarians: Research Johnson County
Research Johnson County with these helpful resources including info about local properties and homes, local news and statistics about Kansas and Johnson County.
Johnson County Properties and Homes
- Johnson County Automated Information Mapping System (AIMS) – mapping the county and historical valuations
- Johnson County Historic Preservation Survey – all photographs
- Johnson County Historic Properties – a list maintained by the Johnson County Museum
- Final Report of the Johnson County Historic Preservation Survey – histories of Johnson County neighborhoods
Local Newspapers and Magazines
- Local History Index of Johnson County – clipping of important news and events from around Johnson County from JoCoHistory
- Blue Valley Post
- Gardner News
- Johnson County News - JoCo 913 – a service of The Kansas City Star
- Kansas City and Regional Newspapers
- Kansas City Business Journal
- Kansas History
- Shawnee Dispatch - ceased publication in 2018
- Shawnee Mission Post
Statistics and Demographics
County Data from the State Data Center, a service of the State Library of Kansas.
Kansas Data Profiles
- Selected Kansas data and other publications from the University of Kansas Institute for Policy and Social Research.
- Kansas Statistical Abstract
The latest available state, county, and city-level data for Kansas on population, vital statistics and health, housing, elections, education, business and manufacturing, exports, employment, income, finance, state and local government, crime, recreation, communications, transportation, agriculture, climate, energy, and mining and mineral products.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics data for the Kansas City Metro Statistical Area