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Welcome to Rockerville ...

Rockerville is located in Pennington County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Rockerville had a population of 148 people.<2> (see below for details).

Rockerville is 4,370 feet [1,332 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rockerville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Rockerville: (605)

Communities near Rockerville ...

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

  • Rapid City [Pennington County]
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    • Rapid City [Pennington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,503 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapid City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rapid City<5>
  • Box Elder [Pennington County]
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    • Box Elder [Pennington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Box Elder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Box Elder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Box Elder<5>
  • Rapid Valley [Pennington County]
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    • Rapid Valley [Pennington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockerville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,260 people
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  • Spokane [Custer County] - Historic
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    • Spokane [Custer County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Rockerville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spokane have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,237 people
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Summerset [Meade County]
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      • Summerset [Meade County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rockerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,660 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerset<5>
    • Custer [Custer County]
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      • Custer [Custer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Rockerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,969 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<5>
    • Hill City [Pennington County]
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      • Hill City [Pennington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Rockerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hill City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hill City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hill City<5>
    • Piedmont [Meade County]
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      • Piedmont [Meade County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Rockerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<5>
    • Johnson Siding [Pennington County]
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      • Johnson Siding [Pennington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rockerville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 659 people
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    • Murphy [Pennington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Pennington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockerville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 482 people
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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 Rockerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockerville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockerville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Dakota

About Pennington County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rockerville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockerville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockerville - 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 from Point A (ie- Rockerville) 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 Rockerville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockerville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9582, Longitude: -103.3583    
<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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