Janesville, Wisconsin

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City of Janesville
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
Coordinates: 42°41′2″N 89°0′59″W / 42.68389°N 89.01639°W / 42.68389; -89.01639Coordinates: 42°41′2″N 89°0′59″W / 42.68389°N 89.01639°W / 42.68389; -89.01639
Municipality City
Incorporated 1853
 • City manager Eric Levitt
 • 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.

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