City of Rockford
Rockford is a city in Wright and Hennepin counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 4,316 at the 2010 census. While Rockford is mainly located within Wright County, a small part of the city extends into Hennepin County. It is part of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan statistical area. Minnesota State Highway 55 serves as a main route in the city.
Rockford was platted in 1857, and named for a nearby rocky ford on the Crow River. A post office has been in operation at Rockford since 1856. Rockford was incorporated in 1881.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.67 square miles (6.92 km2); 2.61 square miles (6.76 km2) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) is water.
The Crow River is formed at Rockford by the confluence of its North and South Forks.
- Ivan R. Gates, an American aviator and businessman born in Rockford
- Joel McKinnon Miller, an American actor born in Rockford
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