|Elevation||909 ft (277 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||815 & 779|
|GNIS feature ID||422388|
Afolkey is in the Orangeville Community Unit School District which serves students in grades Kindergarten-12th grade. High School Students in grades 9-12 attend Orangeville High School. Students in grades 7-8 attend Orangeville Jr High School which is combined in the same building as the high school. Elementary students in grades K-6 attend Orangeville Elementary School.
Afolkey is home to Berner Food & Beverage,Inc. processing plant, commonly referred to as the "Cheese Factory" because it was previously a "natural cheese" manufactring cheese factory and many local dairy farmers sold their milk there. In 2014, the sign outside Berner Food & Beverage, Inc. proclaimed Afolkey the "Aerosol Cheese Capital of the World." 99% of all private store brand aerosol cheese and also all of the national brand aerosol cheese known as "Easy Cheese" by the Kraft Foods spin off company, Mondelez is manufactured at the Berner plant in Afolkey.
Afolkey Grace Evangelical Congregational Church, and Bethel/Afolkey United Methodist Church call Afolkey home. Both churches meet on Sunday mornings, and Afolkey Grace holds a youth group for teens in grades 7-12.
The center of Afolkey is located at the crossroad of Factory road and Afolkey road. Fountain Creek runs through the east end of town. Corn and soybeans surround Afolkey and it commonly has tractor and combine traffic flowing down the street in the middle of town.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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