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Welcome to New Rockford ...

The city of New Rockford is located in Eddy County<1> and is the County Seat for Eddy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Rockford has a population of 1,339 people<3> (see below for details).

New Rockford was established in 1883.

The community of New Rockford is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

New Rockford is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Rockford had an population of 1,339 people. This is a decrease of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Rockford had a population of 1,391 people (or 58.32% of the total population of Eddy County). This makes New Rockford the county's most populous community.

The population of New Rockford represents 0.21% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,391 people, the population of New Rockford decreased 4.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,463 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Rockford.

Communities Also Named New Rockford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named New Rockford - it's located in Nebraska.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for New Rockford.

Communities near New Rockford ...

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

  • Carrington [Foster County]
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    • Carrington [Foster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of New Rockford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrington<6>
  • Sheyenne [Eddy County]
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    • Sheyenne [Eddy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of New Rockford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheyenne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 191 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheyenne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheyenne<6>
  • Sykeston [Wells County]
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    • Sykeston [Wells County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of New Rockford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykeston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykeston<6>
  • Oberon [Benson County]
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    • Oberon [Benson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of New Rockford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oberon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 103 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oberon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oberon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grace City [Foster County]
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      • Grace City [Foster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of New Rockford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace City<6>
    • Cathay [Wells County]
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      • Cathay [Wells County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of New Rockford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cathay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathay<6>
    • Hamberg [Wells County]
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      • Hamberg [Wells County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of New Rockford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamberg<6>
    • Barlow [Foster County]
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      • Barlow [Foster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of New Rockford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow
    • Brantford [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantford
      • Brantford [Eddy County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of New Rockford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantford
    • Guptill [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guptill
      • Guptill [Foster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of New Rockford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guptill

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Rockford. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Rockford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Rockford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Eddy County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Eddy, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Rockford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Rockford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- New Rockford) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New 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 New Rockford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6806, Longitude: -99.1362       In this case, the coordinates for New Rockford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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