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Welcome to Rockland ...
The location of Rockland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rockland has a population of 18,010 people<3> (see below for details).
Rockland was settled in 1673 and was incorporated in 1874.
Rockland is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Rockland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Rockland: (781) & (339)<5>
The ZIP code for Rockland: 02370<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockland had an population of 18,010 people. This is an increase of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockland had a population of 17,489 people. This makes Rockland the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Rockland represents 0.27% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,489 people, the population of Rockland decreased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,670 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockland.
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, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), 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.
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. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rockland.
Adding Rockland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rockland 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 Rockland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rockland on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rockland on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022