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Horton, Kansas

  • First Baptist Church

    First Baptist ChurchThe First Baptist Church is located at 1101 Central Avenue and was charted November 16, 1887, with eleven members. The present church was built in 1915 after the congregation united with the Free Will...
    First Baptist Church
  • United Methodist Church

    United Methodist ChurchThe original "Newman" Methodist Episcopal Church was dedicated January 6, 1889, honoring Bishop Newman. The brick structure located at the corner of 10th and First Avenue East was the first Church bui...
    United Methodist Church
  • St. Leo's Catholic Church

    St. Leo's Catholic ChurchThe cornerstone for the present church was laid August 4, 1915 and the structure was dedicated May 15, 1916 by the Most Reverend Bishop Ward of Leavenworth in the presence of 25 priests, Abbot Innocen...
    St. Leo's Catholic Church

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mission Lake

Located in the Northeast corner of Horton, Mission Lake is easily accessible from either US-73 or from Highway K-20/US-73. It has 278 acres of camping grounds with over 100

Horton, KS Recreation

Horton Swimming Pool

The Horton Swimming Pool features public swimming with a playground, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, and track, soccer and baseball fields are nearby.

Horton, KS Recreation


Free Public Library

In 1901, the History and Literature Club, which had been organized in 1891, wrote a letter to Andrew Carnegie requesting his help in creating a public library in Horton. This encouraged Federated Women's Clubs to get a tax levy for establishing a library and in 1938

Horton, KS Historic Buildings

The Post Office Murals

The Horton Post Office was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. The two murals on the Walls, "Picnic in Kansas" and "Changing of Horses for the Pony Express" were painted by Colorado artist, Kenneth Evett in 1938 and 1939

Horton, KS Arts

Things to do near Horton, KS

Lewis and Clark State Park

Camper sites with electricity, shower house, laundromat, playground, restrooms, and a swimming beach. ...

Civic Center (Brown County Fairgrounds)

Located on West 7th Street, the Fairgrounds are fronted by a wall constructed of native Kansas limestone. The main building i...