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Located in: Rock County (see below)

Time Zone: Avalon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Elevation: 950 feet [289.56 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

Lat:   42°37'58" N   (or 42.63° N)
Lon:   -88°52'3" W   (or -88.87° W)

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Avalon

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Avalon

GNIS ID:   1561030
FIPS State / Place Code:   55 / 04000

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avalon)


About Rock County

The community of Janesville is the County Seat for Rock County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Rock)

Population

2012:<4>     160,418  
2010:     160,331   (5.27% increase since 2000)
2000:     152,307

Total Area:<5>   726 sq. miles [1,880.6 km²]   - of which 1.1% is water (7.96 sq. miles [20.6 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   68,422

Official Website:   www.co.rock.wi.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rock

GNIS ID:   1581113
FIPS State / County Code:   55 / 105

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avalon)


About Wisconsin

From the US Census

Population

2012:     5,726,398   (0.69% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

Official Website:   www.wisconsin.gov
Tourism:   www.travelwisconsin.com
Parks:   www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/
Fishing:   dnr.wi.gov/org/water/fhp/fish/
Hunting:   dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/HUNT/index.htm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Avalon)

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Avalon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The Panormaio photo collection may have pictures for the area around Avalon:

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Working on your genealogy? These are excellent websites to start with when searching in and around the area of Avalon and Rock County:

Cyndi's List for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Rock County
 
Family Search for the State of Wisconsin,
        for Rock County
 
USGenWeb for the State of Wisconsin

We have a longer, more detailed list of websites on our Genealogy Helper Page for Avalon.






Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Avalon, rather it may be a prominent feature such as the location of City Hall, the main Post Office, an airport, the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Avalon.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2012.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Avalon. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Avalon.



 
 
 

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