Netawaka, Kansas

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           Netawaka, Kansas, with a 2010 census population of 143, is located in northeast Kansas, 40 miles north of Topeka just east of U. S. Hwy 75.  Founded in 1866, the town peaked at the beginning of the 20th Century with a population of 360.  Today it remains a vibrant community with a strong emphasis on agriculture and a realistic plan for its future.

Netawaka Street Fair

            The addition of the new $5 million Zwonitzer Health & Fitness Center, the Muddy Creek Family Medical Clinic, the Netawaka Senior Center, the Netawaka City Hall, and the Netawaka Fire station have brought a new vitality to the town.  Netawaka’s two churches, Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Netawaka United Methodist Church, have kept the community spirit alive for over 100 years. 

Netawaka Fitness Center
Netawaka "Zwonitzer" Fitness Center and Netawaka Fire Station

                In 2016, Netawaka will celebrated its 150th anniversary, and this, too, revitalized its' community spirit.

Netawaka City Park

Hornet's Nest, March 2013 and Hornet's Nest Tackle Zone, 2011

Hornets Nest Sports Club

Jackson County Historical Society


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