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Jackson County, Kansas

Date Established: February 11, 1859
Date Organized:
Location: Kansas map showing location of Jackson County
County Seat: Holton
Origin of Name: In honor of Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), soldier (victor at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815) and seventh president of the United States.
Cities & Townships
PlacePopulation (2010 census)
Adrian Township  176 
Banner Township  328 
Cedar Township  1,402 
Douglas Township  2,314 
Franklin Township  1,022 
Garfield Township  640 
Grant Township  170 
Holton (city)  3,329 
Jefferson Township  513 
Liberty Township  510 
Lincoln Township  1,221 
Netawaka Township  330 
Soldier Township  404 
Straight Creek Township  185 
Washington Township  582 
Whiting Township  336 
Total population: 13,462 

Township map of Jackson County, 2000
Population:
1860 (1,936)
1870 (6,053)
1880 (10,718)
1890 (14,626)
1900 (17,117)
1910 (16,861)
1920 (15,495)
1930 (14,776)
1940 (13,382)
1950 (11,098)
1960 (10,309)
1970 (10,342)
1980 (11,644)
1990 (11,525)
2000 (12,657)
2010 (13,462)
Other Resources: Post offices in Jackson County
Cemeteries in Jackson County, As of 1906
Newspapers Available on Microfilm
Townships and Independent Cities in Jackson County
Bibliography
Kansas Memory
Links to Other Sites: Jackson County page [Blue Skyways]
Jackson County GenWeb
Early Kansas Maps [KanColl]
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