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Welcome to Genet ...

Genet is located in Winnebago County<1>.

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

Genet is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Genet: (815) and (779)<4>

Adding Genet to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Genet in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Genet was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Genet on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Genet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Genet - it's located in Nebraska.

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

Communities near Genet ...

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

  • Rockford [Winnebago County]
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    • Rockford [Winnebago County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Genet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,835 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<6>
  • Beloit [Rock County]
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    • Beloit [Rock County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Genet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,637 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
  • Belvidere [Boone County]
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    • Belvidere [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Genet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,731 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<6>
  • Loves Park [Winnebago County]
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    • Loves Park [Winnebago County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Genet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loves Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loves Park<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roscoe [Winnebago County]
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      • Roscoe [Winnebago County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<6>
    • Beloit [Rock County]
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      • Beloit [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • South Beloit [Winnebago County]
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      • South Beloit [Winnebago County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Beloit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Beloit<6>
    • Rockton [Winnebago County]
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      • Rockton [Winnebago County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockton<6>
    • Poplar Grove [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Grove
      • Poplar Grove [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,075 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar Grove<6>
    • Byron [Ogle County]
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      • Byron [Ogle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Genet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,650 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Genet ...

Looking for more information about Genet? 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 Genet, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Genet.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Winnebago County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.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 Winnebago, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Genet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Genet) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Genet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3425, Longitude: -89.0757       In this case, the coordinates for Genet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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