Lexington Township, Johnson County, Kansas

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Lexington Township
Location in Johnson County
Location in Johnson County
Coordinates: 38°46′55″N 94°41′11″W / 38.78194°N 94.68639°W / 38.78194; -94.68639Coordinates: 38°46′55″N 94°41′11″W / 38.78194°N 94.68639°W / 38.78194; -94.68639
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
 • Total 94.32 sq mi (126.52 km2)
 • Land 92.91 sq mi (126.13 km2)
 • Water 1.41 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,012 ft (308 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,712
 • Estimate (2011) 3,712
 • Density 24.9/sq mi (9.6/km2)
Time zone Central
ZIP codes 66018, 66019

Lexington Township is one of seven townships in Johnson County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,712.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent Cities[edit]


The township contains two cemetery: Desoto, Prairie Center


Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Cedar Creek Aircenter

Emergency Services[edit]

  • Johnson County Sheriff
  • Johnson County Northwest Consolidated Fire District (Also serves De Soto)

Rivers, Lakes (Ponds), Streams[edit]

  • Kill Creek
  • Captain Creek
  • Kansas River
  • Kill Creek Park North Lake
  • Kill Creek Park South Lake
  • Kill Creek Park Lake


  • Kill Creek Park: Olathe, De Soto
  • Sunflower Nature Park: De Soto
  • De Soto Wilderness Park: De Soto
  • Kill Creek Streamway Park/Trail: De Soto
  • Mill Creek Rifle & Knife: De Soto
  • Great Life Golf & Fitness (Formerly known as Burning Tree): De Soto
  • Timberridge Golf & Park: Olathe
  • Kill Creek Beach: De Soto

School districts[edit]

  • Gardner USD 231
  • De Soto USD 232
  • Olathe USD 233

External links[edit]

  • "Township of Lexington". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-04.