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Welcome to Rockmart ...

The city of Rockmart is located in Polk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockmart has a population of 4,442 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rockmart.

Rockmart is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Rockmart (for example, toward Piedmont (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Rockmart is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Rockmart: 30153<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockmart had an population of 4,442 people. This is an increase of 5.79% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockmart had a population of 4,199 people (or 10.12% of the total population of Polk County). This makes Rockmart the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rockmart represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.

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

Adding Rockmart to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rockmart 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 Rockmart was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rockmart on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Rockmart ...

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

  • Rome [Floyd County]
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    • Rome [Floyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Rockmart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome<8>
  • Cartersville [Bartow County]
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    • Cartersville [Bartow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Rockmart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cartersville<8>
  • Dallas [Paulding County]
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    • Dallas [Paulding County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Rockmart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<8>
  • Ligon [Bartow County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon [Bartow County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Rockmart
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedartown [Polk County]
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      • Cedartown [Polk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Rockmart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,980 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedartown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedartown<8>
    • Country Acres [Paulding County]
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      • Country Acres [Paulding County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Rockmart
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Acres
    • Temple [Carroll County]
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      • Temple [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Rockmart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,044 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple<8>
    • Hart Town [Carroll County]
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      • Hart Town [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Rockmart
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hart Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Town
    • Euharlee [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euharlee
      • Euharlee [Bartow County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Rockmart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euharlee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Euharlee<8>
    • Seney [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
      • Seney [Polk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Rockmart
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seney

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockmart ...

Looking for more information about Rockmart? 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 Rockmart, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rockmart.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Polk, 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 Rockmart.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockmart - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Rockmart, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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 city (such as Rockmart). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rockmart or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockmart) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rockmart. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RockmartOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockmart. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0097, Longitude: -85.0453       In this case, the coordinates for Rockmart have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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