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Stockton, Kansas

Stockton, Kansas

Small Town Living at its Best Nestled in the valley of the South Fork of the Solomon River at the junction of U.S. Highways 24 and 183, Stockton residents enjoy the peace and quiet of rural living without losing the urban amenities. In addition to its scenic location and its pioneer heritage, Stockton has several features that make it unique.

Stockton, with a population of just under 1,500 people, offers a slower-paced, relaxed lifestyle. Children still ride bikes all over town, neighbors still sit on porches to enjoy quiet evenings, it's small town America at its best. For those who might like to de-stress their lives, Stockton is a wonderful place to call home. Whether it's to retire, own a business, or raise a family, Stockton is a great place to grow.

Stockton is located within an hour's drive of six large man-made lakes with over 40,000 acres of public hunting area. In the immediate vicinity are Webster State Park and Reservoir and Kirwin Reservoir. These facilities offer camping, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities. The entire area abounds with pheasant, quail, deer, and wild turkey making this a hunter's paradise each fall.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Carnegie Library

The Stockton Library was built in 1911 by money received from Andrew Carnegie. In 1984

Stockton, KS Carnegie Libraries

Rooks State Fishing Lake

Camping - Fishing - Hunting - Picnicking
No Fee - Financed by hunting and fishing license sales

Stockton, KS Recreation


Rooks County Courthouse

In 1923 a new courthouse replaced the native stone structure of 1881. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Rooks County Courthouse is a source of local pride. A permanent memorial in front of the courthouse honors individuals who served in the nation's armed services.

Stockton, KS Historic Courthouses

Rooks County Historical Museum

Rooks County's French Canadian and German ancestry and the region's history can be reviewed at the Museum where the past is preserved for both present and future generations. The museum contains tourist information, local history exhibits, and genealogy capabilities.

Stockton, KS Museums

Things to do near Stockton, KS

Bowl Plaza

The Bowl Plaza idea came about because of the lack of public restrooms for the 10,000 plus visitors that come to visit the Lu...

Lincoln Art Center

The Lincoln Art Center features a public art collection as well as rotating exhibits of visual arts. A number of local artist...

Steel Truss Bridge

This one-lane three-span steel truss bridge crosses the Republican River just east of the Pawnee Indian Village Museum. Few o...