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{{Infobox U.S. County
| county = Jackson County
| county_map = Ks-jackson
| state = Kansas
| state_map = KS-map.png
| latd = 39.99
| longd = 91.19
| founded title = [[Kansas County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Founded]]
| founded year = 1855
| founded date = August 30
| seat wl = Holton
| building image = Jackson county courthouse.gif
| building image size = 100px
| building image cap = Photo courtesy [[]]
| building address = '''[[Jackson County, Kansas Courthouse|Jackson County Courthouse]]'''<br>400 New York Ave.<br>Holton, Kansas 66436-1791<br>Phone: 785.364.2891
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
== History  ==
[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
[[Image:Andrew Jackson.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Andrew Jackson.JPG]]  
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Kansas_county_name_etymologies "List of counties in Kansas,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Jackson President Andrew Jackson] (1767-1845).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Kansas_county_name_etymologies "List of counties in Kansas,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Kansas]] [[Category:Kansas_Counties]]

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Jackson County, Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Online Records

Jackson County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Jackson County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Founded August 30, 1855
County Seat Holton
Photo courtesy [[]]
Address Jackson County Courthouse
400 New York Ave.
Holton, Kansas 66436-1791
Phone: 785.364.2891

County Courthouse

Jackson County Courthouse
400 New York Avenue
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785.364.2891

Formerly Calhoun County Name changed to Jackson 11 Feb 1859.
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1903-1911.
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1867,
Probate records from 1857 and court records from 1900.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1858. [1]


Andrew Jackson.JPG

The county is named after President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845).[2]

Parent County

1855--Jackson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county.
County seat: Holton [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Indian Reservation

The Potawatomi Indian Reservation is located within the boundaries of Jackson County.

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers



  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jackson County, Kansas page 251, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "List of counties in Kansas," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).