Janesville, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
City of Janesville
Downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street (2004)
Downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street (2004)
Nickname(s): "City of Parks"
"Wisconsin's Park Place"
"Bower City"
Location of Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin
Location of Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°41′2″N 89°0′59″W / 42.68389°N 89.01639°W / 42.68389; -89.01639
Municipality City
Incorporated 1853
Government
 • City manager Eric Levitt
Area
 • Total 73 km2 (28.1 sq mi)
 • Land 71 km2 (27.5 sq mi)
 • Water 2 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 59,498
 • Density 834.2/km2 (2,160.6/sq mi)
Time zone Central (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Area code(s) 608
Website www.ci.janesville.wi.us

Janesville is a city in the state of Wisconsin in the United States.[1] It is the county seat of Rock County.[1] 59,498 people were living in Janesville as of the 2000 census.[2] Janesville has an area of 48.1 square miles, says the United States Census Bureau.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. US Census: Places in Wisconsin listed alphabetically

Other websites[change | change source]