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Welcome to Apple River ...

The village of Apple River is located in Jo Daviess County<1>.

The location of Apple River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Apple River: AP-puhl - RIV-er<3>

A typical abbreviation for Apple River: Apple Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Apple River has a population of 343 people<4> (see below for details).

Apple River is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Apple River: (815) & (779)<6>

The ZIP code for Apple River: 61001<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Apple River had an population of 343 people. This is a decrease of 6.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.5% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Apple River ...

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

  • Galena [Jo Daviess County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
    • Galena [Jo Daviess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the west of Apple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,158 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<9>
  • Lena [Stephenson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
    • Lena [Stephenson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Apple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<9>
  • Darlington [Lafayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
    • Darlington [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the north of Apple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,337 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
  • Cuba City [Grant County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba City
    • Cuba City [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the west of Apple River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stockton [Jo Daviess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
      • Stockton [Jo Daviess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<9>
    • Warren [Jo Daviess County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
      • Warren [Jo Daviess County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<8> to the east of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<9>
    • Hazel Green [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazel Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazel Green
      • Hazel Green [Grant County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the west of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazel Green
    • Shullsburg [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shullsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shullsburg
      • Shullsburg [Lafayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the northwest of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,193 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shullsburg
    • Benton [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the west of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 958 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Wiota [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiota
      • Wiota [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the northeast of Apple River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 877 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiota

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 Apple River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apple River.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Apple River.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apple River. See our Newspapers 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 ...

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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: www.jodaviess.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Jo Daviess, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apple River.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apple River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<7>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).
<8>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- Apple River) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Apple River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>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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