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Jackson County,

Kansas

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The Kansas state capital is Topeka.


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66436

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Holton is approximately 3,196 (1990), 3329 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,453 (1990), 1442 (2010).

The amount of land area in Holton is 5.993 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.237 sq kilometers.
The distance from Holton to Washington DC is 1062 miles. The distance to the Kansas state capital is 29 miles. (as the crow flies)
Holton is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 95.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Holton elevation is 1,085 feet above sea level.
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Location

Holton location: in scenic Northeast Kansas. Holton is 28 miles north of the state capitol, Topeka, on U.S 75 Highway.

Here is a map page for Holton.

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Climate & Weather

Holton average annual precipitation is 35 inches per year.
Holton average annual snowfall is 15 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 26 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 78 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 57 degrees F.

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Holton history:

History page for Holton

A wonderful history of one family in Holton written by Jessie C. Stewart Rehder in approximately the early 1950's

In May of 1856, a small wagon train of 49 persons set out from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to find new land. There were later grouped with General James H. Lane and his two hundred men in Nebraska. Going into Kansas, they came to Elk Creek and built a bridge. Once built, they crossed the bridge and camped in the area of Central School. The small group decided they liked the area. One of the numbers was a civil engineer who began to survey the area. The town was named for Mr. E. Holton, who financed the trip for the group. He later came to Holton with his wife and son in 1880 for a single visit, never returning to "his" town. Holton was first incorporated in 1859 with several other incorporated coming later as the town grew and prospered. See the above history website for more history details.
The incorporation date of Holton: 1859

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