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Johnson, Utah

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Johnson is a ghost town in Kane County, in the U.S. state of Utah.[1] It is located 12 miles east of the present-day city of Kanab, Utah.


Johnson was founded in 1871 by the four Johnson brothers: Joel, Joseph, Benjamin, and William, and named for them.[2][3] A post office called Johnson was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1937.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Johnson
  2. ^ "Kane County Ghost Towns | Kanab, Utah information ::". Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  3. ^ The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 190.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Retrieved 22 January 2018.

Coordinates: 40°38′32″N 111°52′03″W / 40.64222°N 111.86750°W / 40.64222; -111.86750

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