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Apple River, Illinois

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Welcome to Apple River ...

The village of Apple River is located in Jo Daviess County.

The location of Apple River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Apple River: AP-puhl - RIV-er<2>

A typical abbreviation for Apple River: Apple Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Apple River has a population of 350 people<3> (see below for details).

Apple River is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Apple River: (815) and (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Apple River: 61001<6>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Apple River had a population of 366 people. This makes Apple River the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 366 people, the population of Apple River decreased 3.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 379 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Apple River had an population of 350 people. This is a decrease of 4.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.65% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Apple River.

Communities near Apple River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Apple River and not the distance if driven.<7>.

Community   2017
Galena   [Map]   3,225   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lena   [Map]   2,750   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stockton   [Map]   1,746   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Warren   [Map]   1,332   E   5 miles [8 km]
Benton (WI)   [Map]   947   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cuba City (WI)   [Map]   2,043   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Apple River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Apple River - it's located in Nova Scotia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Apple River.

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 Apple River. 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 Apple River. 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 Apple River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apple River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apple River ...

Looking for more information about Apple River? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Apple River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apple River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Jo Daviess County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jo Daviess County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Apple River. 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apple River.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apple River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).

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<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Apple River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Apple River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Apple River) 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 Apple River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Apple River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5020, Longitude: -90.0946     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apple River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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