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Welcome to Rockford ...

The city of Rockford is located in Blount County.

The location of Rockford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rockford has a population of 847 people<2> (see below for details).

Rockford is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rockford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Rockford (for example, toward Rogers), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Rockford is within the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockford had a population of 856 people. This makes Rockford the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Rockford represents 0.01% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 856 people, the population of Rockford increased 7.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 798 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rockford had an population of 847 people. This is a decrease of 1.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Rockford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Rockford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rockford.

Websites for Rockford ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blountchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Rockford, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockford. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rockford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rockford:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockford ...

Looking for more information about Rockford? 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.

Looking for more information about Rockford? 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 Rockford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockford.

Communities near Rockford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Rockford

Located in Knox County

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Rockford

Located in Sevier County

Maryville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the South (S) of Rockford

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Rockford

Located in Knox County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Rockford

Located in Anderson County

McMullens   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Rockford

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Rockford

Located in Sevier County

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Rockford

Located in Loudon County

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Rockford

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Rockford

Located in Knox County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rockford.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Blount County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.korrnet.org/blountco/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockford - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockford) 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 Rockford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8321, Longitude: -83.9356     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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