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Rockville, Connecticut

Coordinates: 41°52′02″N 72°26′54″W / 41.8673°N 72.4483°W / 41.8673; -72.4483
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Rockville, Connecticut
Downtown Rockville from Fox Hill in 2015
Downtown Rockville from Fox Hill in 2015
Etymology: "Going to the Rock"
Location in Tolland County, then Tolland County's location in Connecticut
Location in Tolland County, then Tolland County's location in Connecticut
Coordinates: 41°52′02″N 72°26′54″W / 41.8673°N 72.4483°W / 41.8673; -72.4483
CountryUnited States
StateConnecticut
CountyTolland
RegionCapitol Region
TownVernon
Area
 • Total1.881 sq mi (4.87 km2)
 • Land1.826 sq mi (4.73 km2)
 • Water0.055 sq mi (0.14 km2)
Elevation
367 ft (112 m)
Population
 (2020)[2]
 • Total7,920
 • Density4,337/sq mi (1,675/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Postal Code
06066
Area code860
FIPS code09-65230
GNIS feature ID2377857[3]
Rockville Historic District
George Maxwell Memorial Library, photograph from 2006
Rockville, Connecticut is located in Connecticut
Rockville, Connecticut
Rockville, Connecticut is located in the United States
Rockville, Connecticut
LocationRoughly bounded by Snipsic St., Davis Ave., West and South Sts., Rockville, Connecticut
Coordinates41°51′51″N 72°27′4″W / 41.86417°N 72.45111°W / 41.86417; -72.45111
Area550 acres (220 ha)
ArchitectPlatt, Charles A. et al
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Late Victorian, Classical Revival
NRHP reference No.84001173[4]
Added to NRHPSeptember 13, 1984
Websiterockvillect.org

Rockville is a census-designated place and a village of the town of Vernon in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 7,920 at the 2020 census.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2020 Gazetteer (Connecticut)". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Census - Geography Profile: Rockville CDP, Connecticut". Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rockville
  4. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.