About This Place
Rockton is a village in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States located on the banks of the Rock River. It is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,685 at the 2010 census, up from 5,296 at the 2000 census.
Rockton is located at 42°27′3″N 89°3′50″W / 42.45083°N 89.06389°W / 42.45083; -89.06389 (42.450753, -89.063844).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (4.86%) is water.