Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County

Title

Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County

Subject

Kimball, Larkin, Larkinburg: NotTo Be Confused With Lakin

Description

Larkinburg is a small, unincorporated hamlet that straddles the county line between Jackson County and Atchison County, Kansas. In its prime, Larkinburg had a population of about 200. The town was named after M.E. Larkin, who owned 160 acres of land outside of the main town strip on the Atchison County side of Larkin Avenue.1 Mr. Larkin moved to Kansas from Indiana in 1860 but the town was not officially settled until 1880.

Creator

Brooke Schofield

Publisher

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Fall 2011

Rights

The Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Relation

Kansas State University, Department of History

Format

pdf,

Geolocation

Citation

Brooke Schofield, “Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County,” Lost Kansas Communities, accessed November 17, 2019, https://lostkscommunities.omeka.net/items/show/74.