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Welcome to Rockville Centre ...

The village of Rockville Centre is located in Nassau County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Rockville Centre: Rockville Ctre.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockville Centre has a population of 24,553 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rockville Centre.

Rockville Centre is near sea level<3>.

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

Rockville Centre is located in the (516) area code.

Websites for Rockville Centre ...

Official Website: www.ci.rockville-centre.ny.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockville Centre had an population of 24,553 people. This is an increase of 2.21% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockville Centre had a population of 24,023 people. This makes Rockville Centre the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Rockville Centre represents 0.12% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,023 people, the population of Rockville Centre decreased 2.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,568 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockville Centre.

Communities Also Named Rockville Centre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Rockville Centre: This one is located in Nassau County and the other is located in Queens County.

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

Communities near Rockville Centre ...

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

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Rockville Centre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Bronx [Bronx County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bronx
    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Rockville Centre
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<5>
  • Oyster Bay [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oyster Bay
    • Oyster Bay [Nassau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockville Centre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 296,592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oyster Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oyster Bay
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Rockville Centre
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Babylon [Suffolk County]
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      • Babylon [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209,785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babylon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babylon
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<5>
    • Mamaroneck [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mamaroneck
      • Mamaroneck [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,343 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mamaroneck have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mamaroneck
    • Glen Cove [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Cove
      • Glen Cove [Nassau County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Cove<5>
    • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindenhurst
      • Lindenhurst [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindenhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindenhurst<5>
    • Mineola [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineola
      • Mineola [Nassau County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Rockville Centre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,546 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineola<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockville Centre. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rockville Centre.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockville Centre ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Nassau County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rockville Centre: www.ci.rockville-centre.ny.us/

The official website for Nassau County: www.nassaucountyny.gov/

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 Nassau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockville Centre.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockville Centre - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rockville Centre) 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 Centre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockville CentreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockville Centre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6576, Longitude: -73.6478    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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