• Rockland, Massachusetts is a town located in Plymouth County.
  • It was originally part of neighboring Abington until it was incorporated as a separate town in 1874.
  • There are approximately 16,000 people who live in Rockland.
  • The town was named after the rocky nature of its land, which made farming difficult.
  • Instead, Rockland became known for its shoe manufacturing industry, which peaked in the late 1800s.
  • Today, Rockland is a residential community with a mix of commercial and industrial businesses.
  • The town is also home to several parks, including the Hartsuff Park and the Veterans Memorial Stadium.
  • The town has 3 elementary schools: Jefferson Elementary School, Memorial Park Elementary School and R Stewart Esten Elementary School.
  • It also has John W Rogers Middle School & Rockland Senior High School.
  • The mascot is the Bulldog and its color are blue and white.

photo by Stephen St. Denis

Town of Rockland:

Rockland Town, MA | Official Website (


Rockland Public Schools:

Rockland Public Schools | Home (