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Encyclopedia > Janesville, Wisconsin
Downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street (2004)
Downtown Janesville looking south on Main Street (2004)

Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin. It is the county seat of Rock CountyGR6 and the principal municipality of the Janesville, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 59,498.[1] Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 482 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 482 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Rock County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ...

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History

Janesville was founded in 1835 [2]on the east bank of a narrow section of the Rock River. Named for an early settler, Henry Janes [3], early development depended on water power from the river and an early territorial road that utilized the first bridge of the river in the area [4].


Geography

Location of Janesville, Wisconsin

Janesville is located at 42°41′2″N, 89°0′59″W (42.68411, -89.016654).GR1 Adapted from Wikipedias WI county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 72.8 km² (28.1 mi²). 71.3 km² (27.5 mi²) of it is land and 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it (2.10%) is water. Janesville is divided by the Rock River. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The frozen Rock River near Oregon, Illinois. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 59,498 residents, 23,894 occupied housing units, and 15,746 families in the city. The population density was 834.1/km² (2,160.6/mi²). There were 25,083 housing units at an average density of 351.7/km² (910.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.27% White, 1.26% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.02% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 2.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Hispanic flag, not widely used. ... For the Brazilian pop singer, see Latino (singer). ...


Of the 23,894 households, 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living in them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, with 9.7% comprised of individuals aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $45,961, and the median income for a family was $55,133. Males had a median income of $40,910 versus $26,423 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,224. About 4.3% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Architecture

Twenty percent of Wisconsin's buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places can be found in Janesville.[[2]] The 1857 Lincoln-Tallman House, which models the Italian Villa-style architecture, is one of twenty sites on the Register. Abe Lincoln slept there for two nights. The Columbus Circle neighborhood became Janesville's tenth historic district in 2005. The former Janesville Public Library [3], a Carnegie library built in 1902, was designed by J.T.W. Jennings. A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... A Carnegie library, opened in 1913 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, designed in Spanish Colonial style Carnegie libraries for both public use and academic institutions were built with money donated by Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie, earning him the nickname, the Patron Saint of Libraries. ... J.T.W. Jennings (Brooklyn, New York 1856 to ?) was the Milwaukee Roads architect from 1885 to 1893, and was part-time supervising architect for the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin from 1899-1906. ...


Transportation

Janesville operates a bus system, the Janesville Transit System (JTS), which also connects with neighboring Beloit. Van Galder Bus (a Coach USA company) operates a regional bus between Madison and downtown Chicago, Chicago O'Hare Airport, and Midway Airport. Interstate 90/39 goes through Janesville, as do U.S. Hwy 14 and 51 and state Hwy 26 and 11. Just south of Janesville is Southern Wisconsin regional airport. Nickname: Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 219. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City 234. ... OHare International Airport (IATA: ORD, ICAO: KORD) is an airport located in Chicago, Illinois, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of the Chicago Loop. ...


Media

The Janesville Gazette, owned by Bliss Communications, is one of two daily newspapers in Rock County, Wisconsin (the Beloit Daily News being the other), and serves a regional market stretching into Walworth County. Delavan-based Community Shoppers, Inc. publishes the bi-weekly Janesville Messenger. Rock County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Walworth County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Delavan is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin, United States. ...


Parks

Rock Aqua Jays
Rock Aqua Jays

Janesville is known as "Wisconsin's Park Place" or "City of Parks". Its 2,015 acre park system includes 53 improved parks, as well as boat launches, golf courses, and nature trails.[4] This is one of the highest acreages per capita in Wisconsin.[citation needed] Image File history File linksMetadata 5high. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 5high. ...


Janesville has a public, internationally-themed botanical garden, Rotary Gardens, with free admission (donations accepted), that is open during the summer months. It is home to numerous weddings and group gatherings.[5] Rotary Gardens (15 acres) are botanical gardens located at 825 Sharon Road, Janesville, Wisconsin. ...


Traxler Park is home to the Rock Aqua Jays, a water ski team which has been U.S. national champion 15 times. The team originated and regularly hosts the National Show Ski championships. Traxler Park is also home to the Fourth of July festivities. Rock Aqua Jays doing a five-high pyramid The Rock Aqua Jays Water Ski Team of Janesville, Wisconsin is a successful amateur water ski club. ... // Water skiing began in 1922 when Ralph Samuelson strapped two boards to his feet and rigged a clothesline up to his boat on Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minnesota. ...


Other major parks include Riverside Park, a recreational park along the Rock River including a golf course and a segment of the Ice Age Trail; Rockport Park, largely undeveloped, including the municipal swimming pool and Peace Park; Monterey Park, including the Big Rock, an early natural landmark signalling a good ford of the Rock River (and the namesake of the county, but not the river), as well as a sports stadium used by the school system; Lustig Park, used for a disc golf course; and Palmer Park, which includes a 9-hole golf course and Camden Park (an accessible play area). Most of the parks in the city are linked by a paved bike trail, which will eventually connect to Beloit.[5] Ice Age Trail Sign, near Devils Lake State Park. ... A ford, with pedestrian footbridge, on a minor road near Weimar bei Kassel in Germany The ford at Brockenhurst, leading into the village centre, following heavy rain. ... A player putting at Cass Benton Disc Golf Course; Northville, Michigan. ...


Education

The Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped has been located in Janesville since 1850. A two-year technical college, Blackhawk Technical College, is located halfway between Janesville and Beloit; Blackhawk also offers degree programs through Upper Iowa University. A two-year community college, the University of Wisconsin-Rock County, located on the southwest side of Janesville, is part of the University of Wisconsin System. The Janesville Academy for International Studies, a charter school that teaches high school students global perspectives, and the Guide Language Center, which offers over 10 foreign languages, are both located downtown. Central campus Blackhawk Technical College (commonly Blackhawk Tech) is a vocational college in Rock County, Wisconsin and a component of the Wisconsin Technical College System. ... Upper Iowa University, the largest private university in Iowa, is a four-year, liberal arts institution of higher learning offering quality degree programs to over 670 on-campus students and to over 3,600 center, graduate, and independent study students. ... The University of Wisconsin–Rock County is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Janesville, Wisconsin. ... The University of Wisconsin System is the state university system in Wisconsin, composed of fifteen institutions with twenty-six campuses. ...


The School District of Janesville has 12 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, 2 High Schools and 2 Charter Schools.


Business and Industry

Janesville's largest employer is the Janesville Assembly plant of General Motors, followed by the Mercy Health System, and the Janesville School District [6]. Other major employers include automotive-related manufacturers Lear, SSI Technologies, and Bourns Automotive, and the successful hazardous materials equipment distributor Lab Safety Supply. A Simmons Beautyrest factory and other industrial businesses are also major employers. The non-profit Mercy Health System has a multi-county market extending into Illinois. Blain's Farm and Fleet, a three-state retail chain, has headquarters and a distribution center in Janesville. Janesville Assembly is an automobile factory owned by General Motors located in Janesville, Wisconsin. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, USA is a Fortune 500 company, engaged in the business of manufacturing and distribution of automotive interiors systems. ... A hazardous material is any solid, liquid, or gas that can cause harm to humans and other living organisms due to being flammable or explosive, irritating or damaging the skin or lungs, interfering with oxygen intake and apsorption (asphyxiants), or causing allergic reactions (allergens). ... Mercy Health System is a non-profit health care provider and hospital based in Janesville, Wisconsin, with over 50 facilities in over 20 communities across a seven-county area including parts of Illinois. ... Blains Farm and Fleet logo Blains Farm & Fleet is a retail chain of 33 large discount stores in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa. ...


The Parker Pen Company was founded in Janesville; at one time its Main Street factory was the largest writing instrument plant in the world. The company later purchased Manpower, Inc., but eventually sold the pen business to Gillette, and no longer operates in Janesville. It is now owned by the British company, Sanford. The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company was also founded in Janesville in 1857, but moved to Milwaukee two years later. The Parker Pen Company is a manufacturer of pens, founded in 1891 by George Safford Parker in Janesville, Wisconsin. ... Manpower, Inc. ... Global Gillette is a business unit of Procter & Gamble. ... Northwestern Mutual was founded as a mutual life insurance company in 1857. ...


Janesville-based Swing'n'Slide, a maker of wood-and-plastic playground equipment, is now a subsidiary of Playcore, Inc. Janesville is also the home of Hufcor (formerly Hough Shade Company), a top global manufacturer of room dividers, and Gray's Brewing, maker of award-winning boutique beers and soda pop. Janesville is also home to Freedom Plastics, a PVC pipe manufacturer. PVC may refer to the following: Polyvinyl chloride, a plastic Premature ventricular contraction, irregular heartbeat Permanent virtual circuit, a term used in telecommunications and computer networks Param Vir Chakra, Indias highest military honor. ...


Woodman's Food Market, a regional supermarket chain, built its first warehouse store in Janesville. The Janesville Mall redeveloped in the late 1990s, and in 1998, the Pine Tree Plaza opened. In November 2006, a Super Wal-Mart and a Sam's Club opened after a period of controversy. The site of the former Janesville Oasis, known for a fiberglass cow at its entrance, began redevelopment in 2007; the anchor tenant will be a Super Menards, and the cow, representing the local dairy industry, will be spared by popular demand. Woodmans Food Market is an employee-owned supermarket chain in Wisconsin and northern Illinois, operating ten warehouse stores noted for their wide selection, low prices and no-frills service. ... Janesville Mall is a shopping mall located in Janesville, Wisconsin. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... Sams Club is a membership-only warehouse club owned and operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... COW is an acronym for a number of things: Can of worms The COW programming language, an esoteric programming language. ... Menards is a chain of home improvement stores in the Midwestern United States. ...


Religion

  • The Seventh Day Baptist General Conference has its offices in Janesville; the denomination's nearest church is in Milton.
  • The Gideon Bible organization was founded at the Janesville YMCA in 1899 by Janesville resident John H. Nicholson and a Beloit man after they had shared a Boscobel hotel room. [7]
  • In 1994, a white buffalo dubbed Miracle was born at the Heider family farm just outside Janesville. Miracle lived until 2004. She was frequently visited by Native American ceremonial groups due to the significance of white buffaloes as sacred signs in many Native American religions. Another white buffalo, named Miracle's Second Chance but unrelated, was born at the same farm in 2006, but died in a lightning strike later that year.

Seventh Day Baptists are Christian Baptists who observe the Sabbath on Saturday, the seventh day of the week. ... There is also the Town of Milton in Buffalo County. ... Gideons International is an evangelical Christian organisation dedicated to distributing copies of the Bible (specifically, the King James Version as well as the New King James Version) to those who might not otherwise encounter it (such as in hotel rooms). ... Not to be confused with YWCA. This article is about the association. ... Nickname: Location of Beloit in Wisconsin Coordinates: , Country State County Rock Founded 1836 Incorporated February 24, 1846 (village) March 31, 1856 (city) Government  - Manager Larry Arft  - City Attorney Tom Casper  - City Council Martin Densch (President) Kevin Leavy (V. President) Terrence T. Monahan Joel Patch Douglas Eddy Chad Murry Area  - Total... This page refers to the city of Boscobel. ... American Buffalo (technically Bison) are normally brown in color. ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ...

People from Janesville

For the private Christian university in Tennessee, see Tennessee Temple University. ... Emory University is a private university located in the metropolitan area of the city of Atlanta and in western unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. ... Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond (August 11, 1862 – December 28, 1946) was an American singer and songwriter who composed many pieces of popular sheet music during from the 1890s through the early 1940s. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... James Herbert Budd (May 18, 1851 – July 30, 1908) was Governor of California from 1895 until 1899. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Milton Robert Carr, commonly known as Bob Carr, (born March 27, 1943) is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... John Henry Comstock (1849-1931)was an eminent researcher in Entomology and a leading educator. ... Russell Dana Russ Feingold (born March 2, 1953) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... James F. Fitzgerald (born March 1926 in Janesville, Wisconsin) is an American businessman and philanthropist. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. ... Stan Fox (born July 7, 1952 in Janesville, Wisconsin; died December 18, 2000, near Waiouru, New Zealand) was a United States open wheel race car driver. ... “Indy 500” redirects here. ... Tucker Fredricks (b. ... Gaetan Boucher training for the 1976 Olympics Speed skating (as well Speedskating) is a form of ice skating in which the competitors attempt to travel a certain distance over the ice as quickly as possible. ... Kenneth J. Hendricks (born Janesville, Wisconsin, ca. ... The Forbes 400 or 400 Richest Americans (est. ... SLM Corporation NYSE: SLM, commonly known as Sallie Mae, is the United States largest college student loan company, managing more than $126. ... The Hold Steady are a Brooklyn-based rock band. ... Travis Kvapil (pronounced kwah-pil) (born March 1, 1976, in Janesville, Wisconsin) is a German-American NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver. ... 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Terry Ryan (born October 26, 1953 in Janesville, Wisconsin[1] ) is the general manager for the Minnesota Twins. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Other nicknames The Twinkies Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1911-1960... Mike Sheridan is a Representative from the 44th Assembly District in Wisconsin. ... Ithamar Conkey Sloan (May 9, 1822 – December 24, 1898) was a nineteenth century politician, lawyer and dean from Wisconsin. ... 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Trivia

  • In 1992, television journalist Geraldo Rivera was arrested for battery after an altercation during his coverage of a Ku Klux Klan rally in Janesville.[8]
  • The location of a related cross burning in 1992 is now "Peace Park" with a playground and a peace pole, said to be the world's tallest at 52 feet[9].
  • Janesville was the site of the first Wisconsin State Fair in 1851.
  • A tree in downtown Courthouse Park was the site of a lynch mob who hanged a convicted murderer in 1859, an incident which prompted Wisconsin to ban capital punishment. [10] (PDF)
  • In 2006, Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Historical Society produced a television history of Janesville as the first of a series called Wisconsin Hometown Stories [11].
  • In 2001, Janesville was ranked in the top 10 of hometowns in the ePodunk Home Towns Index [12]

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See also

A basketball game between cross-town rivals, Joseph A. Craig High School and George S. Parker High School
A basketball game between cross-town rivals, Joseph A. Craig High School and George S. Parker High School

Download high resolution version (1024x768, 164 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 164 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image from girls basketball game with crosstown rival Parker during the 2004-2005 season Joseph A. Craig High School is a comprehensive public secondary school located in the city of Janesville, Wisconsin. ... George S. Parker High School is a comprehensive public secondary school located in city of Janesville, Wisconsin. ... Oakhill Christian School is a private, non-denominational school located in Janesville, Wisconsin. ...

References

External links

Coordinates: 42.68411° N 89.016654° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

 
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Beloit° Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Largest metro area Greater Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wisconsin. ... Nickname: Location of Beloit in Wisconsin Coordinates: , Country State County Rock Founded 1836 Incorporated February 24, 1846 (village) March 31, 1856 (city) Government  - Manager Larry Arft  - City Attorney Tom Casper  - City Council Martin Densch (President) Kevin Leavy (V. President) Terrence T. Monahan Joel Patch Douglas Eddy Chad Murry Area  - Total...

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Edgerton° | Fulton* | Harmony* | La Prairie* | Milton° | Rock* | Janesville* | Milton*| S. Beloit, IL° | Beloit* | Turtle* | Edgerton is a city in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States. ... Fulton is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Harmony is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... La Prairie is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... There is also the Town of Milton in Buffalo County. ... Rock is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Janesville is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Milton is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... South Beloit is a city located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... Beloit is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ... Turtle is a town located in Rock County, Wisconsin. ...

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