WIRock--Cities (alphabetically)

Populated Places

Cities, Villages, etc.

Name Former Name Twp. Sec. # Settled P.O. Notes
Afton Middledale Rock 28 1898 1854-? -----
Allens Grove Station ----- Clinton 1 ----- ----- railroad station
Alvaretta ----- ----- -- ----- 1858-1861 not on maps; name of post office
Anderson ----- Janesville 24 ----- ----- stagecoach station
Avalon ----- Bradford 17 ----- 1901-? -----
Avon Avon Center Avon 20 1844 1947-1901 -----
Avon Center ----- Avon 10 ----- ----- see Avon
Bachelor's Grove ----- Plymouth 5 ----- ----- 1845-1855; not on maps; see Footville
Barker's Corners ----- Janesville 13-14 ----- ----- neighborhood name
Bass Creek ----- Plymouth 14 ----- ----- 1844-1859; not on maps; see Hanover
Belcrest ----- Beloit -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Beloit Blodgett's Settlement Beloit 35-36 1836 1838-now -----
Bergen ----- Clinton 32 ----- 1895-1903 -----
Black Hawk ----- ----- -- ----- ----- see Janesville
Blodgett's Settlement ----- Beloit 35-36 ----- ----- 1854-1857; not on maps; see Beloit
Bornitz ----- Plymouth 33 1849 ----- center of Luther Valley; Norwegian settlement; also known as Torkap
Bradford Center ----- Bradford 15-22 ----- ----- not on maps; became Smithton in 1902
Butts Corners ----- Union 8 ----- ----- -----
Cainville Magnolia Station Magnolia 24 1848 1863-1908 railroad station
Carramana ----- Fulton 19 1836 ----- platted but never built
Catfish ----- Fulton 18 ----- ----- not on maps; see Fulton
Center ----- Center 22 ----- 1850-1901 -----
Charley Bluff ----- Milton 5 ----- ----- -----
Child's Station ----- Lima 22 ----- ----- not on maps; see Lima Center
Christilla Heights ----- Beloit -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Clinton Ogden; Clinton Junction Clinton 8 ----- 1843-now settled by New Yorkers
Clinton Junction ----- Clinton 8 ----- ----- not on maps; see Clinton
Cobbs ----- Beloit 25 ----- ----- -----
Cooksville ----- Porter 6 1840 1849-1903 west side of Waucoma
Crestview ----- Beloit -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
East Wisconsin City ----- Rock 2 ----- ----- platted but never built
Edgerton Fulton Station Fulton 3 1844 1854-now -----
Emerald Grove ----- Bradford 6 1844 1846-1903 -----
Evansville The Grove Union 27 1839 1851-now became Evansville in 1866
Fairfield Maxonville Bradford 13 ----- 1841-1904 -----
Fellows Station ----- Center 3 ----- 1887-1902 railroad station
Foster's Ferry ----- Newark 3 ----- 1887-1902 railroad station
Footville Bachelor's Grove Plymouth 5 1845 1846-now became Footville in 1855
Foster's Ferry ----- Newark 26 ----- ----- see Inmansville
Fox Hollow ----- Turtle -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Fulton Catfish Fulton 18 1846 1846-1903 -----
Fulton Center ----- Fulton 21 ----- ----- south side of Indianford
Fulton Station ----- Fulton 21 ----- ----- not on maps; see Edgerton
Gano ----- La Prairie 6 ----- ----- railroad settlement
Garden Village ----- Beloit -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Goodrich Bridge ----- Fulton 1-12 ----- ----- not on maps; see Newville
Goodrich Ferry ----- Fulton 1-12 ----- ----- not on maps; see Newville
Grove, The ----- Union 27 ----- ----- 1839-1866; see Evansville
Hanover Bass Creek Plymouth 14 1855 1856-1985 became Hanover in 1859
Happy Hollow ----- Rock -- ----- ----- neighborhood name
Holiday Hills ----- Turtle -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Holmes' Rapids ----- ----- -- 1835 ----- now Janesville
Hume's Crossing ----- Janesville 10 ----- ----- not on maps; see Rock River
Hume's Ferry ----- Janesville 10 ----- ----- not on maps; see Rock River
Indianford Indian Ford Fulton 21 1840 1863-1900 north side of Fulton Center
Inmansville Foster's Ferry Newark 26 ----- 1849-1858 Norwegian settlement
Janes' Ferry ----- Johnstown 5 1836 ----- now Janesville
Janes' Settlement ----- Johnstown 5 1842 ----- now Janesville
Janesville Black Hawk Janesville, (Harmony, Rock & La Prairie) 35-36 1837 1837-now -----
Johnstown Old Johnstown Johnstown 23 1839 1839-1902 -----
Johnstown Center ----- Johnstown 28 1837 1850-1903 -----
Koshkonong ----- Milton 2 ----- 1872-1935 also Koskonong
Koskonong ----- Milton 2 ----- ----- not on maps; see Koshkonong
Kushkanong ----- Rock 21 1836 ----- applied to be state capitol
Leffingwell Flats ----- ----- -- ----- ----- neighborhood in city of Janesville on North Main Street
Leyden ----- Janesville 9 early 1840s 1850-1903 stagecoach station
Lima ----- Lima 15 1837 1839-? -----
Lima Center Child's Station Lima 22 1853 1855-1963 name of post office
Magnolia ----- Magnolia 23 1843 1848-1901 -----
Magnolia Station ----- Magnolia 24 ----- ----- not on maps; see Cainville
Maxonville ----- Bradford 13 ----- ----- not on maps; see Fairfield
Middledale ----- Rock 28 ----- ----- not on maps; see Afton
Milton Prairie du Lac Milton 27 1837 1839-now -----
Milton Junction West Milton Milton 28 1838 1859-1974 became Milton Junction in 1870
Monterey ----- Rock 1 ----- ----- -----
More's Prairie ----- Fulton -- ----- ----- not on maps
Morse's Landing ----- Fulton -- 1838 ----- not on maps
Mt. Zion ----- Harmony 23-24 ----- ----- hill overlooking prairie
Newark ----- Newark 18 ----- 1848-1853; 1890-1892; 1897-1907 -----
Newburgh ----- Rock 10 1836 ----- platted but never built
Newville Goodrich Ferry; Goodrich Bridge Fulton 1-12 ----- ----- -----
Nidaros ----- ----- -- ----- 1855-1856 not on maps; name of post office
North Janesville ----- Janesville 2 ----- 1851-1855 name of post office
Ogden ----- Clinton 8 ----- ----- not on maps; see Clinton
Old Johnstown ----- Johnstown 23 ----- ----- see Johnstown
Orford ----- Spring Valley 24 ----- ----- see Orfordville
Orfordville Orford Spring Valley 24 1850 1857-now -----
Osborn ----- Porter 31 ----- 1846-1865 post office at Ball Tavern
Oxford ----- Spring Valley 24 ----- ----- common mispelling of Orford
Porters ----- Turtle 20 -- ----- -----
Prairie du Lac ----- Milton 27 ----- ----- not on maps; see Milton
Riton ----- Beloit 2 ----- ----- -----
Rockport ----- Rock 3 ----- ----- not on maps; now in Janesville's 4th Ward
Rock Prairie ----- Johnstown 20 ----- 1846-1902 name of post office
Rock River Hume's Crossing; Hume's Ferry Janesville 10 ----- 1869-1871 name of post office
Rock Valley ----- Rock 11 ----- 1847-1851 name of post office
Sand Mound ----- Rock -- ----- ----- not on maps
Saratoga ----- Porter 10 1837 ----- platted but never built
Shopiere Waterloo Turtle 3 1840 1849-1919 -----
Shopiere Station ----- Turtle 2 ----- ----- not on maps; became Tiffany in 1921
Six Corners ----- Harmony 1 ----- ----- -----
Smithton Bradford Center Bradford 15-22 ----- 1895-1902 became Smithton in 1902
Spring Valley Corners ----- Spring Valley 3 early 1840s 1846-1866 no trace left
St. George's Rapids ----- ----- -- ----- ----- not on maps
St. John's Rapids ----- ----- -- ----- ----- see Monterey
Stebbinsville ----- Porter 2 ----- 1875-1881; 1881-1887; 1889-1902 -----
Summerville ----- Clinton 2 ----- 1843-1857 -----
Teotsa ----- Milton 12 ----- 1848-1857 Seventh-Day Baptist settlement
Tiffany Shopiere Station Turtle 2 ----- 1857-1984 stagecoach station; became Tiffany in 1921
Tillman Park ----- Milton 17 ----- ----- between Clear Lake & Grass Lake
Torkap ----- Plymouth 33 1849 ----- center of Luther Valley; Norwegian settlement; also known as Bornitz
Turtleville ----- Turtle 4 ----- ----- -----
Union ----- Union 10 1839 1840-1902 stagecoach station
Utter's Corners ----- Lima 36 ----- 1849-1853 at junction with Johnstown (Sec. 1), Whitewater Twp. (Sec. 31, Walworth Co.) & Richmond Twp. (Sec. 6, Walworth Co.)
Van Buren ----- Union 1 1836 ----- platted but never built
Victory Heights ----- Beloit -- ----- ----- suburb of city of Beloit
Warren's ----- Center 3 ----- 1843-1851 stagecoach station
Warsaw ----- Fulton 10-11 1836 ----- platted but never built
Waterloo ----- Turtle 3 ----- ----- not on maps; see Shopiere
Waucoma ----- Porter 6 ----- ----- east side of Cooksville
West Magnolia ----- Magnolia 7 ----- 1869-1884 name of post office
West Milton ----- Milton 28 ----- ----- not on maps; became Milton Junction in 1870
Wilder ----- Porter 20 ----- 1899-1900 name of post office
Willowdale ----- Rock 6 ----- 1899-1900 name of post office
Wirt ----- Beloit 1 ----- 1878-1888 name of post office
Wisconsin City ----- Rock 2 1836 ----- platted but never built

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