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Rockford, Alabama

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The location of Rockford

Welcome to Rockford ...

The town of Rockford is located in Coosa County and is the County Seat for Coosa County.

The location of Rockford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rockford has a population of 447 people<2> (see below for details).

Rockford was established in 1832.

The community of Rockford is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rockford lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Rockford (for example, toward West Point (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Rockford: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Rockford: 35136<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockford had a population of 477 people. This makes Rockford the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 477 people, the population of Rockford increased 11.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 428 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rockford had an population of 447 people. This is a decrease of 6.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.44% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockford.

Communities near Rockford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,330   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   202   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mount Olive   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ray   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rockford.

Communities Also Named Rockford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Rockford - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rockford.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockford. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rockford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockford ...

Looking for more information about Rockford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rockford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rockford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Coosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rockford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockford.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Rockford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rockford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rockford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8896, Longitude: -86.2150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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