Homes for Sale in Shawnee
Shawnee Mission: population in 2005 was 355,260 and surpassed Wichita as Kansas’ largest city. It is located inside of Johnson county and just outside the Kansas City Metropolitan area. The name Shawnee Mission derives from the Shawnee Methodist Mission, a mission to the Shawnee tribe, founded in 1830 in present-day Wyandotte County, Kansas by the Methodist church. The mission was moved to what is now Johnson County in 1839. The county was named for Rev. Thomas Johnson, the first missionary sent by the church. The Shawnee Mission School District and Blue Valley School District encompass most of the area. Shawnee Mission is considered to be one of the best real estate markets in the United States.