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Welcome to Afton ...

Afton is located in Rock County<1>.

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

Afton is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Afton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Afton ...

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

  • Janesville [Rock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janesville
    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
  • Beloit [Rock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
    • Beloit [Rock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
  • Loves Park [Winnebago County]
    • 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.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loves Park
    • Loves Park [Winnebago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loves Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loves Park<5>
  • Machesney Park [Winnebago County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Machesney Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Machesney Park
    • Machesney Park [Winnebago County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Afton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,677 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Machesney Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Machesney Park<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roscoe [Winnebago County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Roscoe
      • Roscoe [Winnebago County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roscoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<5>
    • Beloit [Rock County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
      • Beloit [Rock County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • South Beloit [Winnebago County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for South Beloit
      • South Beloit [Winnebago County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Beloit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Beloit<5>
    • Rockton [Winnebago County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockton
      • Rockton [Winnebago County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockton<5>
    • Edgerton [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgerton
      • Edgerton [Rock County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgerton
    • Milton [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Afton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...

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

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About Rock County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rock County: www.co.rock.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Rock, 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 Afton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Afton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6039, Longitude: -89.0712       In this case, the coordinates for Afton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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