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Rock County Wisconsin
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Rock County was created in 1836 as a territorial county on December 7, 1836 from Milwaukee County and fully organized February 19, 1839.
It is named for the Rock River, which bisects the county from north to south

1878 Rock County Map


Beloit * Brodhead (mostly in Green County) * Edgerton (partly in Dane County) *
Evansville * Janesville (county seat) * Milton *

 Clinton * Orfordville * Footville

Avon * Beloit * Bradford * Center * Clinton * Fulton * Harmony * Janesville * Johnstown * La Prairie *
Lima * Magnolia * Milton * Newark * Plymouth * Porter * Rock * Spring Valley * Turtle * Union

Census-designated place

Unincorporated Communities
Afton * Anderson * Avon * Avalon * Bergen * Cainville * Center * Charlie Bluff * Cooksville * Crestview *
Emerald Grove * Fairfield (partial) * Foxhollow * Fulton * Indianford * Johnstown * Johnstown Center *
Koshkonong (partial) * Leyden * Lima Center * Magnolia * Maple Beach * Newark * Newville *
Porters * Shopiere * Stebbinsville * Tiffany * Union *

Ghost towns
 Fellows * Jefferson Prairie Settlement


Online Records


Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices
: A-K L-Z

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sept 2017:  bio for WOOSTER.  Obits for RHODES, KRUCORSKY, MEACHAM, WILLARD, COFFIELD, SANDSTROEM, HINKLEY, LIPPITT.  Marriage announcement: GALDER-LITTLE.  Crime News re:  ROBINSON.  Sicklist news for ROSS.  Gossip news for GRAHAM
June 2016:  1919 Completed Farmer's Directory
May 2016:  
crime news re: GAFFNEY;  bio for ARNOLD, Gossip news for THEOBALD.  Obits for COLE, LOVEJOY, PRATT, JORDAN, TUTHILL



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Adjacent Counties
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