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Rockford, Iowa

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Welcome to Rockford ...

The city of Rockford is located in Floyd County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rockford has a population of 830 people<1> (see below for details).

Rockford is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Rockford is within the boundaries of the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Rockford: 50468<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockford had a population of 860 people (or 5.28% of the total population of Floyd County). This makes Rockford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rockford represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 320th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 860 people, the population of Rockford decreased 5.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 907 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rockford had an population of 830 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.49% since the 2000 Census).

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 Alabama, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockford. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Rockford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mason City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Rockford

Located in Cerro Gordo County

Charles City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Rockford

Osage   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rockford

Located in Mitchell County

Nora Springs   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rockford

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rockford

Located in Franklin County

Greene   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rockford

Located in Butler County

Rockwell   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rockford

Located in Cerro Gordo County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rockford

Located in Cerro Gordo County

Rudd   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rockford

Floyd   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rockford

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rockford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Floyd County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Floyd County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Rockford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rockford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockford) 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 Rockford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0524, Longitude: -92.9501     [Map].

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