Rockville, Maryland

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Rockville, Maryland
The Mayor and Council of Rockville[1]
Dountoun Rockville in 2001, the Montgomery Coonty Judicial Centre in 2010, the Rockville Toun Squerr in 2010, the Beall-Dawson Hoose in 2005, an dountoun Rockville in 2008.
Dountoun Rockville in 2001, the Montgomery Coonty Judicial Centre in 2010, the Rockville Toun Squerr in 2010, the Beall-Dawson Hoose in 2005, an dountoun Rockville in 2008.
Banner o Rockville, Maryland
Banner
Official seal of Rockville, Maryland
Seal
Coat of airms o Rockville, Maryland
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
"Get Into It!"[2]
Location in the U.S. state o Maryland
Location in the U.S. state o Maryland
Coordinates: 39°5′1″N 77°8′54″W / 39.08361°N 77.14833°W / 39.08361; -77.14833Coordinates: 39°5′1″N 77°8′54″W / 39.08361°N 77.14833°W / 39.08361; -77.14833
Kintra United States of America
State Maryland
Coonty Montgomery
Settled1717
Foondit1803
Incorporatit1860
Govrenment
 • MayorBridget Donnell Newton (I)[3]
Area
 • Ceety35.15 km2 (13.57 sq mi)
 • Laund34.99 km2 (13.51 sq mi)
 • Water0.16 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (451 ft)
Population
 • Ceety61,209
 • Estimate 
(2014)[6]
65,937
 • Density1749.3/km2 (4530.6/sq mi)
 • Metro
5,306,565
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
20847-53 & 20857
Area code(s)301, 240
FIPS code24-67675
GNIS featur ID0586901
Websitewww.RockvilleMD.gov

Rockville is a ceety locatit in the central region o Montgomery Coonty, Maryland. It is the coonty seat an is a major incorporatit ceety o Montgomery Coonty an forms pairt o the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan aurie. The 2010 census tabulatit Rockville's population at 61,209, makkin it the third lairgest incorporatit ceety in Maryland, behind Baltimore an Frederick. Rockville is the lairgest incorporatit ceety in Montgomery Coonty, Maryland, awtho the nearbi census-designatit place o Germantown is mair populous.[7]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rockville haes ane sister ceety:

It haes a "friendship relationship" (a step preliminary tae a sister-ceety relationship) wi anither ceety:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Section 1. - City Incorporated; General Powers". Rockville City Code: General Ordinances of the City. Rockville, Maryland: The Mayor and Council of Rockville. 26 Februar 1990. Retrieved 17 Mairch 2015. The inhabitants of the City of Rockville, Montgomery County, are a body corporate by the name of 'The Mayor and Council of Rockville,' and by that name may have perpetual succession, sue and be sued, and have and use a common seal. (Res. No. 8-78; Res. No. 24-60)
  2. "City of Rockville, Maryland". City of Rockville, Maryland. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  3. State of Maryland (25 Februar 2013). "Rockville Mayors, Montgomery County, Maryland". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 10 September 2013.
  4. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 Januar 2013.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 Januar 2013.
  6. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 24 Juin 2015.
  7. "U.S. Census Bureau Delivers Maryland's 2010 Census Population Totals, Including First Look at Race and Hispanic Origin Data for Legislative Redistricting - 2010 Census". Census.gov. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  8. "RSCC-HomePage". Rocknet.org. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  9. Contessa Crisostomo (24 December 2008). "Rockville to welcome another Sister City: Jiaxing, China". Gazette.net. Retrieved 16 December 2015.