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Rockwall
Rockwall County, Texas

ZipCodes
75087

Motto
"The New Horizon"



Page Contents for Rockwall, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

Government

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Rockwall is approximately 15,500 (1999), 37490 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,360 (1990), 13212 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rockwall is 37.969 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.527 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rockwall to Washington DC is 1206 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 196 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rockwall is positioned 32.92 degrees north of the equator and 96.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rockwall elevation is 459' - 588 feet above sea level.
Rockwall average annual precipitation is 36.9 inches peryear.
Rockwall average temperature is 66 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 77 degrees F.

Location

22 miles east of downtown Dallas on the eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard.
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Climate


mild year round
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Rockwall.

While trying to dig water wells in 1851, settlers discovered an underground rock wall. Because of its man-made appearance, there has been much discussion about how the wall came into existence. Rockwall was named for this "wall."
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The founding of Rockwall

1854


Rockwall City Government

City of Rockwall, Texas - official City Site

City of Rockwall
205 West Rusk
Rockwall, Texas
Phone: 972-771-7700
email: info@rockwall.com

Rockwall has a City Manager/City Council form of government and is the County Seat of Rockwall County.

Rockwall Libraries

Rockwall County Public Library
105 1st Street
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Phone: 972-722-1855 Ext. 340
Metro 972-882-0340
Telephone 972-772-0025
FAX: 972-771-8828
Postal address
P.O. Box 968
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Email: redc@connect.net

Rockwall Schools

Rockwall Independent School District
801 E. Washington
Rockwall, Texas
Phone: 972-771-0605 Rockwall

Miscellany

The population of Rockwall was:
1990 - 10,486
1999 - 15,500

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