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Welcome to Rockland ...

Rockland is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

Rockland is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Rockland: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Rockland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Rockland: This one is located in Greenbrier County and the other is located in Hardy County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 34 communities that are also named Rockland - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New York (2), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rockland ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<6>
  • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Rockland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Fairlea [Greenbrier County]
    • Hillsdale [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsdale
      • Hillsdale [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Rockland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockland
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    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Rockland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
      • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenenville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockland ...

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

Adding Rockland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rockland 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 Rockland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rockland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rockland) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7296, Longitude: -80.5129       In this case, the coordinates for Rockland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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