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The village of Davis Junction is located in Ogle County<1>.

The pronunciation of Davis Junction: DAY-vis<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Davis Junction, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1875.

A typical abbreviation for Davis Junction: Davis Jct. (or less commonly used: Davis Jctn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Davis Junction has a population of 2,342 people<3> (see below for details).

Davis Junction is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Davis Junction: (815) and (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Davis Junction: 61020<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Davis Junction had an population of 2,342 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 376.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Davis Junction had a population of 2,373 people. This makes Davis Junction the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Davis Junction represents 0.02% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 458th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,373 people, the population of Davis Junction increased 383.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 491 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Davis Junction.

Communities near Davis Junction ...

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

  • Rockford
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Belvidere
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Loves Park
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loves Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loves Park
    • Loves Park is located in Winnebago County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,382 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loves Park <7>
  • Machesney Park
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Machesney Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Machesney Park
    • Machesney Park is located in Winnebago County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,678 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Machesney Park <7>
  • Rochelle
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Byron
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Oregon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Winnebago
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Cherry Valley
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Valley
    • Cherry Valley is located in Winnebago County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,853 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherry Valley <7>
  • Mount Morris
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Davis Junction. 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 Davis Junction.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davis Junction ...

Looking for more information about Davis Junction? 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 Davis Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Davis Junction.

Adding Davis Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Davis Junction in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Davis Junction was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Davis Junction post office opened in 1875.

We also found Davis Junction in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Davis Junction.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Ogle, 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 Davis Junction. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Davis Junction.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davis Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<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 Davis Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Davis Junction or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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