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Welcome to Rockford ...
The location of Rockford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rockford has a population of 443 people<3> (see below for details).
Rockford was established in 1832.
The community of Rockford is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.
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).
Area codes for Rockford: (256) and (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Rockford: 35136<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockford had an population of 443 people. This is a decrease of 7.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.5% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Rockford ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rockford.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockford.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rockford.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockford. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Rockford to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rockford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rockford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rockford on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rockford on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022