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Welcome to Rockland ...

Rockland is located in New Haven County<1>.

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

Rockland is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rockland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Rockland: (203) and (475)<4>

Communities Also Named Rockland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Rockland - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New York (2), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rockland ...

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

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<6>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
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    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Rockland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<6>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
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    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Rockland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<6>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
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      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
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      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Haven<6>
    • West Haven [New Haven County]
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      • West Haven [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 54,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Haven
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
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      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Rockland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockland ...

Looking for more information about Rockland? 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 Rockland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockland.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New Haven, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<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 from Point A (ie- Rockland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4118, Longitude: -72.6559       In this case, the coordinates for Rockland 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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