Johnson County Government



About Us

Johnson County Kansas Government is one of the nation's premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. Johnson County is 1 out of 105 counties in Kansas and continues to be a growing and diverse community of more than 610,000 people.

Within Johnson County, we support over 30+ departments, such as Department of Public Works, Department of Technology & Innovation, Mental Health, Department of Health & Environment, Financial Management & Administration, Aging & Human Services, Legal, Wastewater, and many, many more.

As a growing and diverse community, our core values include public service at the core, public trust, and public leadership. We choose to be a different type of government, one that inspires trust for who we are and pride in what we do. We aspire to make an impact and build our community, leaving the county better than we found it.

Be a part of Johnson County, ranked in 2024 as the #14 best U.S. County to live in by Niche, #1 best county to live in Kansas by Niche, and #106 best midsized employer in America by Forbes Magazine.