Located just north of Iowa's capital city of Des Moines, suburban Johnston offers a wealth of recreational facilities, more than a dozen parks and 40 miles of trails, excellent educational system, responsive government, new business development, and an excellent quality of life that is unsurpassed anywhere in the United States. Come explore our wonderful city and discover what Johnston can offer you.

For years, Johnston has attracted eyes and accolades from all over the country. In 2015, Money Magazine named Johnston the 16th "Best Place to Live" in America. President Obama chose his 2010 National Teacher of the Year, Sarah Brown Wessling, from the halls of our schools. Last fall, Business Insider ranked Johnston the 25th Best Suburb in America, and the top suburb in Iowa.

We are always humbled when researchers site our low cost of living, strong home values, safe neighborhoods, 40-mile trail system, award-winning schools and wonderful quality of life.


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Updated: 14th October, 2019 8:25 AM.