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Welcome to Rochert ...

Rochert is located in Becker County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Rochert: RAH-sher<3>

Rochert is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rochert lies within the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Rochert: 56578<5>

Communities near Rochert ...

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

  • Detroit Lakes (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
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    • Detroit Lakes lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit Lakes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit Lakes<7>
  • Perham (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
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    • Perham lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Rochert and is located in Otter Tail County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perham<7>
  • Frazee (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
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    • Frazee lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazee<7>
  • Lake Park (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
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    • Lake Park lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 787 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Park<7>
  • Audubon (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
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    • Audubon lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Audubon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Audubon<7>
  • Vergas (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
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    • Vergas lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Rochert and is located in Otter Tail County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vergas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vergas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vergas<7>
  • Callaway (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callaway
    • Callaway lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callaway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callaway<7>
  • Wolf Lake (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Lake
    • Wolf Lake lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Lake
  • Richwood (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
    • Richwood lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
  • Evergreen (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Rochert and is located in Becker County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rochert ...

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

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

The official website for Becker County: www.co.becker.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Becker, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rochert. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rochert - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 community (such as Rochert). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rochert or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rochert) 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 Rochert. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RochertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rochert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8600, Longitude: -95.6878       In this case, the coordinates for Rochert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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