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County Information

Johnson County was formed November 16, 1833 from Pope County and was named for Benjamin Johnson, who was appointed one of the territorial judges in 1820 and held the office until the state was admitted in 1836.
The county seat is at Clarksville.
The notorious bandit Bill Doolin, the founder of the Wild Bunch, was born in Johnson County in 1858 and shot to death on capture in Oklahoma in 1896.

Clarksville (county seat) ~ Coal Hill ~ Hartman ~ Knoxville ~ Lamar

Unincorporated Communities
Gillian Settlement ~ Hickeytown ~ Pittsburg ~ Oark ~ Ozone ~ Hunt ~ Harmony

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Website Updates:
Feb 2018:  1850 Mortality Schedule, crime news for DUNN, WALLACE.  Admin notices for PERRY, PELHAM,  obit for DAW, BLAIR.  Marriage announcement for
JOHNSON - MANN.  Early County History



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Adjacent Counties
Newton County (north)
Pope County (east)
Logan County (south)
Franklin County (west)
Madison County (northwest)
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