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Welcome to Rockville ...
The location of Rockville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Rockville has a population of 68,401 people<2> (see below for details).
Rockville was established in 1717.
The community of Rockville is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Rockville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Rockville: (301) & (240)<4>
The ZIP codes for Rockville: 20847-20853, 20857<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockville had a population of 61,209 people (which is 6.3% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Rockville the county's most populous community.
The population of Rockville represents 1.06% of the total population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 61,209 people, the population of Rockville increased 29.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 47,388 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rockville had an population of 68,401 people. This is an increase of 11.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.34% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockville.
Communities near Rockville ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rockville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rockville.
Communities Also Named Rockville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 49 communities that are also named Rockville - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (12), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rockville.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rockville:
Websites for Rockville ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockville ...
Looking for more information about Rockville? 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 Rockville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rockville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Rockville: www.ci.rockville.md.us/
The official website for Montgomery County: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/
The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019