Johnston sits just north of the Des Moines Metropolitan area. It is home to nearly 20,000 people and covers just under 20 square miles of land. Johnston and Ankeny share Saylorville Lake, the most popular summer boating and beach location in the Des Moines Area. Located just minutes from Merle Hay mall and the Merle Hay Auto Mile, you’ll never be far from shopping or local cuisine. With immediate access to the interstate through the heart of Johnston, you’re truly only minutes from Downtown Des Moines and other metro locations.
The estimated median house value in Johnston is just around $240,000 and the Johnston Schools are well known for being top tier in the state as well as boasting an impressive athletics program. Johnston is a quiet community close to the action, yet family friendly in nature with many parks and bike trails. Johnston is a wonderful place to live.