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Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Rock County<1>.

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

Anderson is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

While we believe that this Anderson is located in Rock County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Anderson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Grant and Oconto County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

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

  • Beloit [Rock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
    • Beloit [Rock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
  • Whitewater [Walworth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitewater
    • Whitewater [Walworth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,895 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitewater
  • Stoughton [Dane County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoughton
    • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,114 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
  • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Atkinson
    • Fort Atkinson [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,422 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Atkinson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delavan [Walworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delavan
      • Delavan [Walworth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delavan
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Anderson
      • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
      • 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 Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

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

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About Rock County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson. 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 Anderson - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7170, Longitude: -89.0168       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson 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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