|Elevation||430 ft (131 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||0437029|
Johnson is an unincorporated town in Montgomery Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States roughly 4 miles west of Owensville and 8 miles north of Poseyville. It should not be confused with Johnson County, Indiana which is in a different location and named for a different figure or nearby Johnson Township which is also named for a different figure, likely the same as the county.
A post office was established at Johnson in 1914, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1930. The community was named for Mr. Johnson, a railroad official. The original site was just one of many villages for the Native American tribe of Piankeshaw.
Johnson is located atat an elevation of 430 feet.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Johnson, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "Gibson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 180. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3.
...and named for a railroad construction superintendent.
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