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Do you know of Rockwood ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Rockwood. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Rockwood.

We found mention of Rockwood as a community (see Mentions and References below), but haven't been able to determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Communities Also Named Rockwood ...

We found 22 communities that share the name Rockwood.

There are two communities within Pennsylvania that are also named Rockwood.

Beyond Pennsylvania, we know of another twenty communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these twenty communities, twenty are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Pennsylvania ...
    • Lebanon County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Rockwood [Lebanon County].
    • Somerset County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Rockwood [Somerset County].
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Franklin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Rockwood [Franklin County].
    • California
      • Imperial County
      • Please visit our profile page for the California community of Rockwood [Imperial County].
    • Colorado
      • La Plata County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Rockwood [La Plata County].
    • Illinois
      • Randolph County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Rockwood [Randolph County].
    • Kentucky
      • Fayette County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Rockwood [Fayette County].
    • Maine
      • Somerset County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Maine community of Rockwood [Somerset County].
    • Manitoba
      • Please visit our profile page for the Manitoba community of Rockwood.
    • Michigan
      • Wayne County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Rockwood [Wayne County].
    • Minnesota
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Rockwood [Polk County].
    • New Hampshire
      • Cheshire County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Hampshire community of Rockwood [Cheshire County].
    • New Jersey
      • Atlantic County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Rockwood [Atlantic County].
    • New York
      • Fulton County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New York community of Rockwood [Fulton County].
    • North Carolina
      • Alamance County
      • Please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Rockwood [Alamance County].
      • Durham County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Rockwood [Durham County].
    • Ohio
      • Lawrence County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Rockwood [Lawrence County].
    • Ontario
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Rockwood.
    • Oregon
      • Multnomah County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Rockwood [Multnomah County].
    • Tennessee
      • Roane County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Rockwood [Roane County].
    • Texas
      • Coleman County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Rockwood [Coleman County].
    • Wisconsin
      • Manitowoc County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Rockwood [Manitowoc County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Rockwood ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Rockwood:

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Rockwood - Services available: had a Railroad Station, no Post Office mentioned

More Orphans in  Venango County ...

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As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Venango County.

Balliett's 
BaumMcClintockville
Big BendMiller Farm
Boughton 
BreretonOil Creek
Burning Well 
 Patchel Run
CanalPlum
CassPolk Junction
Clapp FarmPorterfield
Columbia FarmPrentice
ColumbiaPresident Furnace
Cornplanter 
Crawford CornersReed
 Roberts' Run
East Sandy StationRockland Station
  
FeeScrubgrass
FloydSedgwick
FreedomSherman Wells
 Sidney
Goodmans CornersSouth Oil City
 Springville
Hennry's Bend 
HollandTarr Farm
HoodvilleTenmile Bottom
  
ImperialUniontown Heights
  
Kan CityWalnut Bend
Kennerdell Station 

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

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 Rockwood 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 county. 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.









 

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