About the Area
Junction City is a unique blend of rural, agricultural, and urban lifestyles.
Location & Early History
Named by Ben Halladay in 1870, Junction City was to be where the rail line on the east and the rail line on the west would meet. Although the west line never followed the route to Junction City, the two branches of Route 99 did meet there.
With warm, dry summers, the area has a large farming community. It annually hosts the Scandinavian Festival, a four-day event showcasing the Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland traditions. It also hosts the Daffodil Drive Festival, a celebration of the spring flower.