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Welcome to Afolkey ...

Afolkey is located in Stephenson County.

The pronunciation of Afolkey: ah-FOHL-kee<1>

Afolkey is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Afolkey: (815) & (779)<3>

Communities near Afolkey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Afolkey and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Durand   [Map]   1,400   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Freeport   [Map]   24,091   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lena   [Map]   2,750   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pecatonica   [Map]   2,102   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brodhead (WI)   [Map]   3,253   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Decatur (WI)   [Map]   1,804   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Afolkey.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Afolkey. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Afolkey.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afolkey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Afolkey.

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