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|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
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A post office was established at Banta in 1883, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1904. Banta was named for David Demaree Banta (1833-1896), a Johnson County historian and judge. Prior to 1883, it was called Dresslarsville.
His elder son George founded the Banta Corporation in 1901 in Menasha, Wisconsin.
As of 2016, Marion Brown is the Mayor with Lin Hunt serving as Deputy Mayor.
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