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The location of Janesville

Welcome to Janesville ...

The city of Janesville is located in Waseca County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Janesville has a population of 2,261 people<2> (see below for details).

Janesville is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Janesville: (507)

The ZIP code for Janesville: 56048<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Janesville had a population of 2,256 people (or 11.79% of the total population of Waseca County). This makes Janesville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Janesville represents 0.04% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,256 people, the population of Janesville increased 6.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,109 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Janesville had an population of 2,261 people. This is an increase of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.21% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Janesville.

Communities Also Named Janesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Janesville - they are located in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

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 Janesville. 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 Janesville. 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 Janesville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Janesville ...

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

Communities near Janesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mankato   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Janesville

Located in Blue Earth County

North Mankato   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Janesville

Located in Nicollet County

Saint Peter   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Janesville

Located in Nicollet County

Waseca   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Janesville

Eagle Lake   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Janesville

Located in Blue Earth County

Le Center   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Janesville

Located in Le Sueur County

Waterville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Janesville

Located in Le Sueur County

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Janesville

Located in Blue Earth County

New Richland   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Janesville

Madison Lake   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Janesville

Located in Blue Earth County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Waseca County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waseca County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Janesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 city (such as Janesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Janesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Janesville) 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 Janesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Janesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Janesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1196, Longitude: -93.7094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Janesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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