About This Place
Rockwell is a town in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,971 at the 2000 census.
Rockwell is located at 35°33′11″N 80°24′29″W / 35.55306°N 80.40806°W / 35.55306; -80.40806 (35.553067, -80.407963).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.3 km²), all of it land.