The population of Axtell is about 470. The town is located in the eastern part of Marshall County
, in Northeast Kansas. Axtell is located approximately 10 miles south of the Nebraska State Line and 89 miles west of St Joseph
, Mo. and about 1/2 mile from the Nemaha County
line. They are two miles north of U.S. Highway 36 on KS 110. Seneca
is 10 miles east of the Axtell Junction (US 36 & KS 110) and Marysville
is 20 miles west of the Axtell Junction. The economy is agricultural related. Farming is a REAL part of their life-style. Farmers are a resilient group of individual - able to rebound from difficulties, yet full of hope and dreams for the future. Their people are like that; not afraid to reach for the future.