City of Janesville, Wisconsin

City of Janesville: The most populous city in Rock County, Wisconsin. It is located on the Rock River in southern Wisconsin. Janesville is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Janesville Museum and the Janesville Civic Center.


City of Janesville is a city located in the county of Rock in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 63,575. After 8 years in 2018 city had an estimated population of 64,128 inhabitants.

The city was created 171 years ago in 1852.

City of Janesville locator map
Location of City of Janesville on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about City of Janesville

Population : 64,128 (2018)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Rock County
Postal code : 53548
Phone Area Codes : 608
Male population : 31102
Female population : 33026
Capital city : City of Janesville is capital of Rock County
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (171 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:03:22 (14th June 2024)
Population growth : 0.86% (2010-2018)
Downtown Janesville image
Downtown Janesville
Downtown Janesville image


City of Janesville is located at 42°41'9"N 89°0'50"W (42.6857000, -89.0138500).

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The population of City of Janesville increased by 0.86% in 8 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 63,575 - 2010 United States Census
2018 64,128 0.86% estimation process

People born in City of Janesville (58)

People born in City of Janesville, including politician, Former Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, speed skater Tucker Fredricks, racing driver Stan Fox, .


  • Russ Feingold (Wisconsin politician; three-term U.S. Senator) he was born in 02/03/1953
  • Steve Preston (American civil servant) he was born in 04/08/1960
  • Ella Wheeler Wilcox (American author and poet) she was born in 05/11/1850
  • John Henry Comstock (American entomologist) he was born in 24/02/1849
  • Milton Robert Carr (American politician) he was born in 27/03/1943
  • James Budd (Governor of California (1851-1908)) he was born in 18/05/1851
  • Travis Kvapil (American racing driver) he was born in 01/03/1976
  • Helen Weidenhaupt (German politician) she was born in 12/09/1954
  • Kyle Weaver (American basketball player) he was born in 18/02/1986
  • Harold P. Brown (American inventor) he was born in 27/08/1869
  • Mistie Mims (American basketball player) she was born in 02/12/1983
  • Ken Hendricks (American businessman) he was born in 08/12/1941
  • Aurelia Harwood (American conservationist) she was born in 01/09/1865
  • Bob Strampe (American baseball player) he was born in 13/06/1950
  • Carrie Jacobs-Bond (American composer) she was born in 11/08/1862
  • Charles Alden Seltzer (writer) he was born in 15/08/1875
  • Clark Van Galder (American football and basketball player; track athlete; American football, basketball, and track coach (1909-1965)) he was born in 06/02/1909
  • Claron A. Windus (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 10/01/1850

Schools in City of Janesville

College & universities near City of Janesville, WI

Code Name City ZIP
491224 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Janesville Janesville (WI) 53548
238397 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville (WI) 53547-5009
238333 Beloit College Beloit (WI) 53511-5595
461874 First Class Cosmetology School Beloit (WI) 53511-0000
240189 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Whitewater (WI) 53190-1790

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near City of Janesville, WI

Code Name Address Type
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
SMD Madison (South), Wisconsin Hwy 51 & East Broadway Ave. BUS
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS

Post offices near City of Janesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Janesvill Post Office Janesville (WI) 53545
Janesvill Post Office Janesville (WI) 53545
Afton Post Office Afton (WI) 53501
Milton Post Office Milton (WI) 53563
Avalon Post Office Avalon (WI) 53505

Other cities in Rock County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Rock County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Beloit 7,716 City in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Evansville 5,556 City in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Edgerton 5,525 City in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Koshkonong 3,782 Civil town in Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Janesville 3,612 City in and county seat of Rock County, Wisconsin
Fulton 3,435 Town in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Milton 3,126 City in Rock County, Wisconsin
Newark 1,617 Civil town in Rock County, Wisconsin
Orfordville 1,486 Village in Rock County, Wisconsin
Clinton 1,446 Village in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Bergen 1,364 Unincorporated community in Rock County, Wisconsin
Fairfield 1,104 Civil town in Sauk County, Wisconsin
Footville 822 Village in Rock County, Wisconsin
Magnolia 808 Civil town in Rock County, Wisconsin
Johnstown 791 Town in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States
Tiffany 650 City in Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

City of Janesville distances to largest Wisconsin cities