House District 42 is located in northeast Kansas, including portions of Leavenworth and Douglas Counties. The District encompasses a little over 300 square miles. It contains two incorporated cities, Easton (2019 estimated population of 372) and Tonganoxie (2019 estimated population of 5,088), as well as a portion of both Eudora and Leavenworth. The District is mostly rural in character with population concentrated primarily in the east-central portion (Tonganoxie) and southern area (Eudora). District 42 includes all or parts of 9 school districts.