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About Rockledge (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Etowah County (see below)

Time Zone: Rockledge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<2>

Elevation: 970 feet [295.66 m] above sea level<3>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<4>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Rockledge:

Lat:   34.089300°   (or 34°5'21" N)

Lon:   -86.112800°   (or -86°6'46" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Gadsden West<5>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Rockledge

GNIS ID:   125792

FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 65568

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rockledge)


About Etowah County

The community of Gadsden is the County Seat for Etowah County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Etowah)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<6>     102,268   (2.07% decrease since 2010)  
2010     104,430   (0.94% increase since 2000)
2000:     103,459

Total Area:<7>   548 sq. miles [1,420.9 km²]   - of which 2.49% is water (13.64 sq. miles [35.3 km²])

Housing Units: <8>   47,454

Official Website:   www.etowahcounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Etowah

GNIS ID:   161553

FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 055

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rockledge)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     4,903,185   (2.58% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   https://www.alabama.gov/

Tourism:   https://tourism.alabama.gov/

Parks:   https://www.alapark.com/

Fishing:   https://www.outdooralabama.com/fishing

Hunting:   https://www.outdooralabama.com/hunting

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775

FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rockledge)

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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>While Rockledge is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockledge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Rockledge, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<5>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Rockledge.
<6>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<7>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Rockledge. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<8>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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