Rockingham County, Virginia

Rockingham County: County in Virginia, United States

About

Rockingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 76,314 and a population density of 35 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 82,346 inhabitants. Its county seat is Harrisonburg. The county was created 246 years ago in 1777.

Rockingham County locator map
Location of Rockingham County on Virginia map.

Quick Facts about Rockingham County

Population : 82,346 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
Different from : Rockingham County, Rockingham County
Area : 2210 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
Capital : Harrisonburg
Establishment : January 01, 1778
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:16:41 (25th February 2024)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.33% (2010-2020)
Rockingham County Courthouse image
Rockingham County Courthouse
Rockingham County Courthouse image

Geography

Rockingham County is located at 38°30'44"N 78°52'33"W (38.5121300, -78.8757600). It has 8 neighbors: Pendleton County, Albemarle County, Augusta County, Greene County, Harrisonburg, Page County, Shenandoah County and Hardy County.

Rockingham County map

The largest city of Rockingham County is Broadway with a population of 3,995. Other cities include and Grottoes population 2,864. See all Rockingham County cities & populated places.

Rockingham County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Rockingham County.

City Name Population Title
Bridgewater 6,162 Town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
Broadway 3,995 Road in Manhattan, New York City
Elkton 2,914 Town of the United States
Grottoes 2,864 City in Virginia, United States of America
Timberville 2,705 Town of the United States
Massanutten 2,291 Census designated place
Dayton 1,642 Town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
Mount Crawford 462 Town of the United States

Rockingham County has 8 neighbours.

  • Pendleton County county in West Virginia, United States
  • Albemarle County county in Virginia, United States
  • Augusta County county in Virginia, United States
  • Greene County county in Virginia, United States
  • Harrisonburg The most populous city in Virginia. It is located on the Shenandoah River in the Shenandoah Valley region of the state. Harrisonburg is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Harrisonburg Historical Society and the Harrisonburg Museum of Art.
  • Page County county in Virginia, United States
  • Shenandoah County county in Virginia, United States
  • Hardy County county in West Virginia, United States

  • Harrisonburg

Demographics

The population of Rockingham County increased by 7.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 76,314 - census
2011 76,861 0.71% estimation process
2012 77,137 0.36% estimation process
2013 77,419 0.36% estimation process
2014 77,878 0.59% estimation process
2015 78,445 0.72% estimation process
2016 79,367 1.16% estimation process
2017 80,397 1.28% estimation process
2018 81,261 1.06% estimation process
2019 81,948 0.84% estimation process
2020 82,346 0.48% estimation process

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People born in Rockingham County (19)

People born in Rockingham County, including 19th century U.S. senator from Virginia John F. Lewis, soldier, frontiersman and politician John Sevier, United States Army officer and politician James A. Cravens, .

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Other places with the same name (3)

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