About This Place
Mayetta is a city in Jackson County, Kansas, United States. The population was 312 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Topeka, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Mayetta was originally owned by a family by the name of Lungar. The town was originally called Lungarsville, but when the Lungar's daughter, Mary Henrietta Lungar, died on the Wagon train west, they changed the name to Mayetta, because that had been her nickname.
Mayetta is located at 39°20′20″N 95°43′19″W / 39.33889°N 95.72194°W / 39.33889; -95.72194 (39.338776, -95.721943).