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Welcome to Rochford ...

Rochford is located in Pennington County<1>.

The pronunciation of Rochford: RAHCH-furd<2>

Rochford is 5,300 feet [1,615 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rochford is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Rochford lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Rochford: (605)

Communities near Rochford ...

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

  • Lead [Lawrence County]
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    • Lead [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Rochford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead<6>
  • Summerset [Meade County]
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    • Summerset [Meade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Rochford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<6>
  • Deadwood [Lawrence County]
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    • Deadwood [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Rochford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deadwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deadwood<6>
  • Hill City [Pennington County]
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    • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rochford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
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      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Rochford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
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      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Rochford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
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    • Trojan [Lawrence County]
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      • Trojan [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rochford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 627 people
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    • Sheridan [Pennington County] - Historic
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      • Sheridan [Pennington County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rochford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster City
      • Lancaster City [Lawrence County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Rochford
      • Estimated population in 2014: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Canyon Country Estates
      • South Canyon Country Estates [Pennington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Rochford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Canyon Country Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Canyon Country Estates

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rochford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pennington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pennington County: www.co.pennington.sd.us/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Pennington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rochford. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rochford - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rochford) 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 Rochford. 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 Rochford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rochford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1244, Longitude: -103.7195    
<5>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.
<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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