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Welcome to Rockport ...

The city of Rockport is located in Hot Spring County<1>.

The location of Rockport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockport has a population of 704 people<3> (see below for details).

Rockport is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockport had an population of 704 people. This is a decrease of 6.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockport had a population of 755 people. This makes Rockport the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rockport represents 0.03% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 755 people, the population of Rockport decreased 4.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 792 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rockport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Rockport - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Rockport ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rockport.

  • Hot Springs [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Springs
    • Hot Springs [Garland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hot Springs<6>
  • Benton [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
    • Benton [Saline County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,820 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<6>
  • Haskell [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haskell
    • Haskell [Saline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haskell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haskell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haskell<6>
  • Fountain Lake [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Lake
    • Fountain Lake [Garland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Traskwood [Saline County]
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      • Traskwood [Saline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Traskwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Traskwood
    • Tull [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tull
      • Tull [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Rockport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tull
    • Midway [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Hot Spring County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Prattsville [Grant County]
    • Donaldson [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldson
      • Donaldson [Hot Spring County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldson
    • Poyen [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poyen
      • Poyen [Grant County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poyen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poyen

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 Rockport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockport.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockport. 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 Rockport.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockport. See our Newspapers Page for Rockport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockport ...

Looking for more information about Rockport? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rockport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Hot Spring County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Hot Spring, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockport) 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 Rockport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4050, Longitude: -92.8089       In this case, the coordinates for Rockport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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