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Holton
Jackson County, Kansas

ZipCodes
66436




Page Contents for Holton, Kansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
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.
Holton average annual precipitation is 35 inches peryear.
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.

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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History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of Holton

1859


Holton City Government

The City of Holton, Kansas
430 Pennsylvania Ave
Holton, Kansas 66436
Phone: 785-364-2721
Email

Holton is the County Seat of Jackson County.

City Manager/Commission form of government with 5 Commissioners elected at large serving 3 year terms. The Mayor is chosen by the Commissioners after the April election every year.

Email City Hall cityhall@mail.holton.k12.ks.us




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


NEK Multi County Health Department
Serving: Atchison County, Brown County and Jackson County
We look forward to working with you! Contact us via email at nekhealth@hotmail.com or nekmulti@rainbowtel.net
Administrative Office:
907 S. 2nd-P.O. Box 182
Hiawatha, KS 66434
Phone: 785-742-7192
Fax: 785-742-4237 Atchison County
616 Commercial
Atchison, KS 66002
Phone: 913-367-5152
Fax: 913-367-4580
Brown County
907 S. 2nd
Hiawatha, KS 66434
Phone: 785-742-2505
Fax: 785-742-7988
Jackson County
326 E. 9th-P.O. Box 444
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-2670
Fax: 785-364-3001

Holton Chamber

Holton Area Chamber of Commerce
416 Pennsylvania Ave
Holton, Kansas 66436
Phone: 785-364-3963
or E-mail the Holton Area Chamber of Commerce at dwilson@mail.holton.k12.ks.us

Holton Organizations

Holton Area Chamber of Commerce
416 Pennsylvania Ave
Holton, Kansas 66436
Phone: 785-364-3963
or E-mail the Holton Area Chamber of Commerce at dwilson@mail.holton.k12.ks.us

Holton Schools

The Holton USD 336 Holton

Miscellany

Holton is the county seat of Jackson County
Average annual snowfall in Holton is 15 inches

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