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Clearview City, Kansas
KDOT map of Johnson County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Johnson
Township Lexington
Housing Complex 1941
Annexed 1998 (with De Soto)
 • Total 26.56 sq mi (68.8 km2)
 • Land 26.45 sq mi (68.5 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)
915 ft (279 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
66018, 66019
Area code 913
FIPS code 20-13900
GNIS ID 479182

Clearview City was an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kansas, Kansas, United States, but is now a part of the city of De Soto.


Clearview City was the home of the now defunct Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. The town was initially used as a housing complex built for workers at the ammunition plant. Clearview City was annexed by the city of De Soto in 1998.

In 1987, six acres (2.4 ha) of houses in the eastern part of Clearview City were demolished due to damage and age. That area is now home to Countryside Elementary School.


Clearview City is located approximately 36 miles west of Kansas City, Kansas and is two miles (3 km) south of De Soto. It is located in Lexington Township.

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