Rockland, Maine

Rockland: City in Knox County, Maine, United States


Rockland is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,297 and a population density of 187 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,183 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1848.

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Location of Rockland on Maine map.

Quick Facts about Rockland

Population : 7,183 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : Knox 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 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:15:20 (25th May 2024)
Density : 184 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.59% (2010-2020)
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Rockland is located at 44°6'13"N 69°6'32"W (44.1036900, -69.1089300).

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According to census records, the population of Rockland decreased by 1.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,297 - census
2011 7,267 -0.41% estimation process
2012 7,225 -0.58% estimation process
2013 7,248 0.32% estimation process
2014 7,275 0.37% estimation process
2015 7,210 -0.9% estimation process
2016 7,198 -0.17% estimation process
2017 7,161 -0.52% estimation process
2018 7,161 0% estimation process
2019 7,165 0.06% estimation process
2020 7,183 0.25% estimation process

Rockland zip code is 04841. County name: Knox, County fips: 23013

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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, .


  • 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, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161299 Maine Maritime Academy Castine (ME) 04420-0001

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rockland, ME

Code Name Address Type
ROD Rockland, Maine 517A Main St. BUS
CDN Camden/Rockport, Maine 234 Park St. BUS
LCV Lincolnville, Maine 2512 Atlantic Highway BUS
WDR Waldoboro, Maine US hwy 1 and hwy 32 BUS
DAM Damariscotta, Maine 167 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Rockland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rockland Post Office Rockland (ME) 04841
Owls Head Post Office Owls Head (ME) 04854
South Thomaston Post Office South Thomaston (ME) 04858
Thomaston Post Office Thomaston (ME) 04861
West Rockpor Post Office West Rockport (ME) 04865

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Rockland , Massachusetts city in Knox County, Maine, United States with a population of 17,992 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 Knox County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Knox County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Warren 4,835 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Camden 4,806 Town in Maine, United States
Rockport 3,389 Rockport is a town in Knox County in the state of Maine.
Thomaston 2,763 Census-designated place in Knox County, Maine
Saint George 2,578 Town in Maine, USA
Union 2,275 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Hope 1,698 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
South Thomaston 1,642 City in Knox County, Maine, United States of America
Owls Head 1,608 City in United States of America
Washington 1,520 Town in Maine
Cushing 1,500 Town in Maine
Appleton 1,381 Town in Knox County, Maine
Friendship 1,143 Town in Knox County, Maine, United States
Vinalhaven 1,128 City in Maine, United States of America
North Haven 358 Town of the United States
Isle Au Haut 65 Town in Maine, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rockland distances to largest Maine cities