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Welcome to Rockford ...

Rockford is located in Gage County.

Rockford is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Rockford: (402) & (531)<2>

Communities near Rockford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Adams   [Map]   614   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beatrice   [Map]   12,295   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   317   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clatonia   [Map]   222   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cortland   [Map]   474   N   18 miles [29 km]
De Witt   [Map]   508   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rockford.

Communities Also Named Rockford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Rockford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rockford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockford ...

Looking for more information about 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.

Looking for more information about 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rockford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gage County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gage County: www.co.gage.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockford) 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 Rockford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2514, Longitude: -96.6004     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockford.

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