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Rock Island, Oklahoma
Welcome to Rock Island ...
The location of Rock Island has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Rock Island: Rock Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rock Island has a population of 647 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rock Island.
Rock Island is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Rock Island lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Rock Island: (918) & (539)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rock Island had an population of 647 people. This is an increase of 0.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rock Island had a population of 646 people. This makes Rock Island the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Rock Island represents 0.02% of the total population of Oklahoma (which has 3,751,351 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 646 people, the population of Rock Island decreased 8.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 709 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rock Island.
Communities Also Named Rock Island ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oklahoma communities named Rock Island: This one is located in Le Flore County and the other is located in Canadian County.
Beyond Oklahoma, there are 21 communities that are also named Rock Island - they are located in Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Massachusetts, Nevada, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas (6), Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rock Island.
Communities near Rock Island ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rock Island.
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 Rock Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rock Island.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock Island. 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 Rock Island.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock Island. See our Newspapers Page for Rock Island.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Island ...
Looking for more information about Rock Island? 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 Rock Island, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Island.
Adding Rock Island to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rock Island in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rock Island was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1922).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rock Island on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022