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Jackson County

This page contains all of our studies of communities located in Jackson County (in alphabetical order).

Delia, Jackson County


Delia, even though it may be labeled a “lost town,” is fighting the label, battling to bring their town back to life. The history of Delia runs deep.…

Delia, Jackson County


This study of Delia, Kansas in Jackson County uses photographs, personal interviews, and field research.

Hoyt, Jackson County


Hoyt, Kansas, started out as a small town where farmers took cattle to transport them on the railroads back to eastern markets. Despite all of the…

Larkin/Larkinburg, Jackson County


Larkinburg is a small, unincorporated hamlet that straddles the county line between Jackson County and Atchison County, Kansas. In its prime,…

Prairie Band Potawatomi Indians in Mayetta - Jackson County


This study of persistence factors on an Indian reservation in Northeast Kansas includes interviews from Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Council member…