The City of Holton is located in Northeast Kansas among rolling hills about 28 miles north of the state capitol, Topeka on U.S 75 Highway, 4 lanes from Topeka to Holton. Holton is the county seat of Jackson County with the courthouse serving as the center of the square downtown business district.

Today, Holton is a classic midwestern community boasting turn-of-the-century homes with large porches and hand-carved trim. Brick streets lined with stately old trees frame a network of neighborhoods within this city of 3,300.