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Welcome to Rockford ...

The town of Rockford is located in Spokane County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockford has a population of 485 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rockford.

Rockford is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rockford is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Rockford lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Rockford: (509)

The ZIP code for Rockford: 99030<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockford had an population of 485 people. This is an increase of 3.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockford had a population of 470 people. This makes Rockford the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 470 people, the population of Rockford increased 13.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 413 people).

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, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rockford ...

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

  • Spokane [Spokane County]
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    • Spokane [Spokane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 222,050 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane<6>
  • Spokane Valley [Spokane County]
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    • Spokane Valley [Spokane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Rockford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,893 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spokane Valley<6>
  • Liberty Lake [Spokane County]
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    • Liberty Lake [Spokane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Rockford
    • Estimated population in 2015: 8,906 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Lake<6>
  • Millwood [Spokane County]
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    • Millwood [Spokane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,801 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tekoa [Whitman County]
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      • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<6>
    • Fairfield [Spokane County]
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      • Fairfield [Spokane County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<6>
    • Rosalia [Whitman County]
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      • Rosalia [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosalia<6>
    • Spangle [Spokane County]
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      • Spangle [Spokane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spangle<6>
    • Worley [Kootenai County]
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      • Worley [Kootenai County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley<6>
    • Harrison [Kootenai County]
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      • Harrison [Kootenai County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Rockford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rockford.

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Rockford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rockford.

Adding Rockford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rockford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rockford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rockford

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rockford on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Spokane County: www.spokanecounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, 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 Rockford.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Rockford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rockford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RockfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4523, Longitude: -117.1320    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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