Rockland Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Rockland, ME
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. It is the county seat of Knox County.
The city is a popular tourist destination. It is a departure point for the Maine State Ferry Service to the islands of Penobscot Bay: Vinalhaven, North Haven and Matinicus.
When Thomaston was incorporated in 1777, Lermond's Cove became a district called Shore village. On July 28, 1848, it was set off as the town of East Thomaston. Renamed Rockland in 1850, it was chartered as a city in 1854.
According to the US census, the city has a total area of 15.1 square miles, of which, 12.9 square miles is land and 2.2 square miles (14.50%) is water. Rockland is located on Penobscot Bay and the Gulf of Maine, which is part of the Atlantic Ocean.
As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,297, 3,434 households, and 1,943 families residing in the city. The population density was 589.2 people per square mile. There were 3,752 housing units at an average density of 290.5 per square mile.
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