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Welcome to Afolkey ...

Afolkey is located in Stephenson County<1>.

The pronunciation of Afolkey: ah-FOHL-kee<2>

Afolkey is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Afolkey lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Afolkey: (815) & (779)<4>

Communities near Afolkey ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Afolkey.

  • Freeport [Stephenson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
    • Freeport [Stephenson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Afolkey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,775 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport<7>
  • Monroe [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Green County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Afolkey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
  • Brodhead [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodhead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodhead
    • Brodhead [Green County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Afolkey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,247 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodhead
  • Lena [Stephenson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena [Stephenson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Afolkey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pecatonica [Winnebago County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pecatonica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pecatonica
      • Pecatonica [Winnebago County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,078 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pecatonica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pecatonica<7>
    • Decatur [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Green County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,817 people
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    • Durand [Winnebago County]
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      • Durand [Winnebago County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durand
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durand<7>
    • Waupun [Fond du Lac County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waupun
      • Waupun [Fond du Lac County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
    • Monroe [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Green County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jefferson [Green County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Green County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Afolkey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Afolkey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Afolkey.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Afolkey. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Afolkey.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Afolkey. See our Newspapers Page for Afolkey.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afolkey ...

Looking for more information about Afolkey? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Afolkey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Afolkey.

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About Stephenson County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stephenson County: www.co.stephenson.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Stephenson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Afolkey. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afolkey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Afolkey) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Afolkey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Afolkey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afolkey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4324, Longitude: -89.5749    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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