Janesville, Wisconsin

city in and county seat of Rock County, Wisconsin, United States

Janesville is a city in the state of Wisconsin in the United States.[4] It is the county seat of Rock County.[4] 65,615 people were living in Janesville as of the 2020 census.[3] Janesville has an area of 34.8 square miles.

Janesville, Wisconsin
Downtown Janesville
Downtown Janesville
Nickname(s): 
"Wisconsin's Park Place", "Bower City"
Location of Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin
Location of Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin
Janesville, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Janesville, Wisconsin
Janesville, Wisconsin
Location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 42°41′2″N 89°0′59″W / 42.68389°N 89.01639°W / 42.68389; -89.01639
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyRock
Incorporated1853[1]
Area
 • City34.76 sq mi (90.03 km2)
 • Land34.16 sq mi (88.47 km2)
 • Water0.60 sq mi (1.56 km2)
Population
 • City65,615
 • Rank10th in Wisconsin
 • Density1,890.37/sq mi (729.87/km2)
 • Metro
160,092
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
53545–53548
Area code608
FIPS code55-37825
Websitewww.janesvillewi.gov

The first settlers arrived in Janesville in 1835. It incorporated as a city in 1835.[5]

References

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  1. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Janesville" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 150.
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Janesville city, Wisconsin". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 21, 2024.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "History of Janesville | Janesville, WI".

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