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Welcome to Rockville ...

Although we found mention of Rockville during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Rockville was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Rockville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Rockville, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Rockville might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Rockville would be found within the (902) area code.

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, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), 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.

Communities near Rockville ...

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

  • Argyle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argyle
    • Argyle lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argyle came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<4>
  • Yarmouth
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yarmouth
    • Yarmouth lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yarmouth came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yarmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yarmouth<4>
  • Pinkneys Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinkneys Point
    • Pinkneys Point lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinkneys Point came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinkneys Point
  • Milton Highlands
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton Highlands
    • Milton Highlands lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton Highlands came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton Highlands
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Overton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overton
      • Overton lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overton
    • Arcadia
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Brooklyn
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklyn
      • Brooklyn lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn
    • Dayton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Rockville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Greenville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Rockville
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Greenville. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville

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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nova Scotia

About Nova Scotia

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The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Rockville and then turned east". While Rockville could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Rockville as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rockville could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockville) 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 Rockville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7750, Longitude: -66.1131    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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