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Welcome to Rocheport ...

The city of Rocheport is located in Boone County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Rocheport, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rocheport has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).

Rocheport is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Rocheport: (573)

The ZIP code for Rocheport: 65279<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rocheport had an population of 255 people. This is an increase of 6.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rocheport had a population of 239 people. This makes Rocheport the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 239 people, the population of Rocheport increased 14.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 208 people).

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

Communities near Rocheport ...

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

  • Columbia
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Boonville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Fayette
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <6>
  • New Franklin
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Franklin
    • New Franklin is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,057 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Franklin <6>
  • Jamestown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
    • Jamestown is located in Moniteau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 397 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown <6>
  • Bunceton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunceton
    • Bunceton is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunceton <6>
  • Windsor Place village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Place village
    • Windsor Place village is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
    • Windsor Place village
  • Harrisburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Prairie Home
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Home
    • Prairie Home is located in Cooper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
  • Franklin
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin <6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rocheport. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rocheport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocheport ...

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

Adding Rocheport to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rocheport in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Rocheport was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Rocheport in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Rocheport.

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

The official website for Boone County: www.showmeboone.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Boone, 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 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 Rocheport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocheport - 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 city (such as Rocheport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rocheport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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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