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Welcome to Rockland ...

The Town of Rockland is located in Sullivan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Rockland has a population of 3,685 people<3> (see below for details).

Rockland is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Rockland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockland had an population of 3,685 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Rockland had a population of 3,775 people. This makes Rockland the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Rockland represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 590th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,775 people, the population of Rockland decreased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,913 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rockland ...

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

Communities near Rockland ...

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

  • Fallsburg [Sullivan County]
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    • Fallsburg [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallsburg
  • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
  • Bethel [Sullivan County]
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    • Bethel [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Neversink [Sullivan County]
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      • Neversink [Sullivan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neversink have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Middletown [Delaware County]
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      • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Hancock [Delaware County]
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      • Hancock [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Callicoon [Sullivan County]
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      • Callicoon [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,924 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callicoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callicoon
    • Delaware [Sullivan County]
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      • Delaware [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
    • Colchester [Delaware County]
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      • Colchester [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockland ...

Looking for more information about Rockland? 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 Rockland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Sullivan County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan County: www.co.sullivan.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Sullivan, 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 Rockland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockland - 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 from Point A (ie- Rockland) 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 Rockland. 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 RocklandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9476, Longitude: -74.7990       In this case, the coordinates for Rockland 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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