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Welcome to Rockham ...

The town of Rockham is located in Faulk County<1>.

The location of Rockham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Rockham: RAHK-uhm<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockham has a population of 33 people<4> (see below for details).

Rockham is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Rockham lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rockham lies within the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockham had an population of 33 people (or a decrease of 37.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockham had a population of 33 people. This makes Rockham the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33 people, the population of Rockham decreased 37.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 53 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockham.

Communities near Rockham ...

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

  • Redfield [Spink County]
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    • Redfield [Spink County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Rockham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,273 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redfield<7>
  • Faulkton [Faulk County]
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    • Faulkton [Faulk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rockham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faulkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faulkton<7>
  • Florence [Hand County] - Historic
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    • Florence [Hand County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rockham
    • Estimated population in 2014: 374 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Polo [Hand County]
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    • Polo [Hand County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rockham
    • Estimated population in 2014: 227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tulare [Spink County]
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      • Tulare [Spink County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulare have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tulare<7>
    • Ashton [Spink County]
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      • Ashton [Spink County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashton<7>
    • Miranda [Faulk County]
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      • Miranda [Faulk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2014: 122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miranda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cresbard [Faulk County]
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      • Cresbard [Faulk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cresbard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cresbard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cresbard<7>
    • Zell [Faulk County]
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      • Zell [Faulk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2014: 65 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Orient [Faulk County]
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      • Orient [Faulk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Rockham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orient have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orient
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orient<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockham ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Dakota

About Faulk County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Faulk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rockham. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockham.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockham) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rockham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9050, Longitude: -98.8232       In this case, the coordinates for Rockham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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