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South Rockwood
Geographical information
County

Monroe County

State

Michigan

Country

United States

Land area

2.4 square miles

Water area

0 square miles

Elevation

587 ft (179 m)

Demographic information
Population (2000)

1,284

Population density

535/square mile

Government structure
Community type

Village

Government

President-council[1]

Elected officials
  • John Beaudrie (President)[1]
  • Council:[1]
    • Lorie Beaudrie (Treasurer)
    • Tom Bondy
    • Willene Harold (Clerk)
    • Churck Horn
    • Mathew LaFleur
    • Daniel Tilley (Pro-tem)
    • Arthur Wenzel
    • Daniel Young
Containing township

Berlin Charter Township

Incorporated

1955[2]

Other information
Time zone

Eastern

ZIP Code(s)
  • 48179, South Rockwood
Area code(s)

734

FIPS code

26-75280

GNIS feature ID

0638409[3]

South Rockwood is a village in Monroe County, Michigan located on the Huron River in Berlin Charter Township.[4] The community is located about thirteen miles north-northeast of downtown Monroe,.[4] immediately across the Huron River from Rockwood, in Wayne County. The population was 1,284 during the 2000 census.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, South Rockwood has a total area of 2.4 square miles. The community uses ZIP code 48179[6]—assigned to South Rockwood[7]—and has the FIPS code 26-75280.[5]

The community was originally settled in 1863 by John Strong, a settler from Ontario. The area was granted a post office in 1877 and the village incorporated in 1955.[2]

Interstate 75Edit

South Rockwood is bisected by Interstate 75, the freeway connecting the Detroit to Toledo, Ohio. The community is accessible from the Interstate via exit 26, South Huron River Road. The community was bisected when the freeway was originally built.

Notes and referencesEdit

Monroe County
County seat: Monroe — Founded: 1817; Organized: 1817 — Population: 153,608 (2007 est.)
Cities
Luna Pier · Milan (partial) · Monroe · Petersburg
Villages
Carleton · Dundee · Estral Beach · Maybee · South Rockwood
Charter townships
Berlin · Frenchtown · Monroe
Civil townships
Ash · Bedford · Dundee · Erie · Exeter · Ida · La Salle · London · Milan · Raisinville · Summerfield · Whiteford
Census-designated places
Detroit Beach · Lambertville · South Monroe · Stony Point · Temperance · West Monroe · Woodland Beach
Other communities
Azalia · Cone · Diann · Erie · Ida · Lulu · Newport · Ottawa Lake · Samaria · Whiteford Center
Neighboring counties
Lenawee County (west), Washtenaw County (northwest), Wayne County (northeast);
Lucas County, Ohio (south)
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