Rockland Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Rockland: City in Knox County, Maine, United States

About

Rockland is a city located in the county of Plymouth in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,489 and a population density of 448 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,992 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Rockland Quick Facts

Population : 17,992 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Plymouth County
Postal code : 04841
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 39.03 km2
Official name : Rockland
Altitude : 23 feet / 7 meters
Capital city : Rockland is capital of Knox County
Establishment : July 07, 1848 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:28:08 (29th November 2021)
Density : 461 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.8% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Rockland is located at 42°7'50"N 70°54'58"W (42.1306600, -70.9161600).

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Demographics

The population of Rockland increased by 2.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,489 - census
2011 17,560 0.4% estimation process
2012 17,614 0.31% estimation process
2013 17,691 0.44% estimation process
2014 17,810 0.67% estimation process
2015 17,889 0.44% estimation process
2016 17,945 0.31% estimation process
2017 17,985 0.22% estimation process
2018 18,003 0.1% estimation process
2019 17,986 -0.09% estimation process
2020 17,992 0.03% estimation process

Rockland zip code is 02370. County name: Plymouth, County fips: 25023

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Local Places in Rockland

People born in Rockland (21)

People born in Rockland, including Union Army general and Medal of Honor recipient Adelbert Ames, actress and businesswoman Maxine Elliott, politician William T. Cobb, you can see a list of people who born in Rockland.

  • Edward Lawry Norton (engineer) he was born in 28/07/1898
  • David F. Emery (American politician) he was born in 01/09/1948
  • Michael Zwecker he was born in 01/01/1969
  • Edward C. Moran, Jr. (American politician (1894-1967)) he was born in 29/12/1894
  • Doc Rivers (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 16/02/1961
  • Abbie Burgess (lighthouse keeper) she was born in 01/01/1839
  • Chummy Gray (American baseball player) he was born in 17/07/1873
  • Effie Crockett (American actress (1857-1940)) she was born in 01/01/1857
  • Harvey Cushman (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 05/07/1877
  • Hiram Gregory Berry (Union Army General) he was born in 27/08/1824
  • Isaac Smith Kalloch (American politician) he was born in 10/07/1832
  • Herbert Mayhew Lord (Director of the United States Bureau of the Budget) he was born in 06/12/1859
  • Fiske O'Hara (American singer and actor (1878-1945)) he was born in 11/03/1878
  • Gertrude Elliott (actress (1874-1950)) she was born in 14/12/1874
  • Hogarth Hughes (fictional human from The Iron Giant) he was born in 18/03/1948
  • Jackamoe Buzzell (American actor) he was born in 24/03/1972
  • Alice L. Crockett (American botanist and botanical collector (1854-1932)) she was born in 25/07/1854
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay (American poet) she was born in 22/02/1892

Schools in Rockland

College & universities near Rockland, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165060 Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing Brockton (MA) 02302-1905

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockland, MA

Code Name Address Type
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Rockland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rockland Post Office Rockland (MA) 02370

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Rockland , Maine city in Knox County, Maine, United States with a population of 7,183 people.
  • Rockland , New York town in Sullivan County, New York, United States with a population of 3,684 people.
  • Rockland , Pennsylvania township in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 1,318 people.
  • Rockland , Wisconsin village in eastern La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 984 people.
  • Rockland , Idaho city in Power County, Idaho, United States with a population of 283 people.
  • Rockland , Michigan civil township in Ontonagon County, Michigan, United States with a population of 189 people.

Other cities in Plymouth County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Plymouth County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Brockton 95,770 City in Massachusetts
Plymouth 62,654 County seat town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Bridgewater 27,689 Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Marshfield 26,037 Village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, UK
Middleborough 25,722 Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Hingham 24,720 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Wareham 22,778 Town in Massachusetts
Scituate 19,047 Seacoast town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Pembroke 18,553 Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Abington 16,752 Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Duxbury 15,932 Town in Massachusetts
Whitman 15,295 Town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Hanover 14,624 Town in Massachusetts, United States
East Bridgewater 14,554 City in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Kingston 12,208 Coastal town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Carver 11,762 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Rockland distances to largest Massachusetts cities