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Afton, Wisconsin
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Rock
Elevation
232 m (761 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
GNIS feature ID 1560708

Afton is an unincorporated community in the Town of Rock, in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States. The town hall for the Town of Rock is in Afton.

History

Originally called Middletown, the community was renamed in about 1857–8 after the poem Sweet Afton by Robert Burns.

Notable people

  • Diane Hendricks, businesswoman, lives in Afton
  • Ken Hendricks, businessman, lived in Afton
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