The City of Rockford, MN
The city of Rockford is located in the state of Minnesota in Wright County and has a population of 4,176 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Rockford is Minneapolis, approximately 23 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Rockford, including Subway, Gathering Grounds, Jimmy's Pizza, Rockwell's Cafe and Domino's Pizza. For a larger selection of Rockford restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Rockford Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Ames-Florida-Stork House, Fox Hollow Golf Club, Shamrock Golf Club, Baker National Golf Course (The Eighteen Hole Course at Baker National Golf Course) and Pheasant Run Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Rockford please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Rockford:
- St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC)
Rockford, Minnesota Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Rockford experiences an average high temperature of 79 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 58 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.06 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Rockford with daytime temperatures averaging 77 degrees in the summer, and 24 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Rockford to receive an average of 0.67 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.57 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -37 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Rockford should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 56 degrees, and nighttime lows of 35.
Rockford, Minnesota Attractions
1Albion Ridges Golf Course (Granite/Boulder Course at Albion Ridges Golf Course) - Annandale,
The Albion Ridges Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Wright County Minnesota. Built in 2000, this Annandale course designed by Todd Severud is open apr 1 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 320-963-5500. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 7771 20th St NW, Annandale, MN 55302
2American Swedish Institute - Minneapolis,
The American Swedish Institute is a non-profit educational and research organization and museum in the Phillips West neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The organization is dedicated to the preservation and study of the historic role Sweden and Americans of Swedish heritage have played in US culture and history. Its programs include the Svea Club, Swedish language-teaching society and the Turnblad Mansion Museum which features exhibits and special events.
3Ames-Florida-Stork House - Rockford,
The Ames-Florida House is a house in Rockford, Minnesota on the Crow River. The house was built in 1856 by New England immigrants George F. Ames and his brother-in-law Joel Florida. Ames and Florida came to Minnesota from northern Illinois by steamship. On the steamship, they met Guilford George, a master carpenter and millwright. The three men formed a partnership and established the community of Rockford clustered around a sawmill and a gristmill.
4Baker National Golf Course (The Eighteen Hole Course at Baker National Golf Course) - , Medina,
The Baker National Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Hennepin County Minnesota. Built in 1990, this Medina course designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan is open apr 1 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 612-473-0800. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 2935 Parkview Dr, Medina, MN 55340
5Bakken Library and Museum - Minneapolis,
The Bakken, previously known as The Bakken: A Library and Museum of Electricity in Life and known in the past as the Medtronic Museum of Electricity in Life, that can be found on the shores of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the US, is the world's only library and museum devoted to medical electricity. Focused on scholars and on young people, The Bakken educates visitors about the history of electricity and electromagnetism from 1200 A.
6Bartholomew House Museum - , Richfield,
The Riley Lucas Bartholomew House was constructed of sawed lumber. In 1852 when Fort Snelling was greatly reduced in size, the area that would become the city of Richfield became available for settlement. General Riley Lucas Bartholomew came to the area and filed a claim on the shores of Wood Lake. He proceeded to build the two-story section of the home with local lumber, using white pine for the floors. His wife, Fanny and two children joined him in the spring of 1853.
7Bell Museum of Natural History - Minneapolis,
The Bell Museum of Natural History is a museum that is situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on the campus of the University of Minnesota. On display are numerous animal specimens from all over the world. The museum is currently planning a move to the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus University Of Minnesota#St. Paul.
8Birnamwood Public Golf Course - Burnsville,
The Birnamwood Public Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Dakota County Minnesota. Built in 1969, this Burnsville course designed by Don Herfort is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 612-707-6393. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 12424 Parkwood Dr, Burnsville, MN 55337
9Bluff Creek Golf Course - Chaska,
The Bluff Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Carver County Minnesota. Built in 1968, this Chaska course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 612-445-5685. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1025 Creekwood St, Chaska, MN 55318
10Braemar Golf Course (Castle/Hays Course at Braemar Golf Course) - , Edina,
The Braemar Golf Course is a 36 hole public golf course in Hennepin County Minnesota. Built in 1963, this Edina course designed by Don Brauer is open apr 15 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 952-826-6799. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 6364 John Harris Dr, Edina, MN 55439
Rockford, Minnesota Hotels
400 Hwy 55
Medina, MN 55340
5Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Albertville, Mn
6554 Lamplight Dr
Albertville, MN 55301
10Cambria Suites Maple Grove
9655 Grove Cir N
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Rockford, Minnesota Restaurants
This is a list of Rockford Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Sandwich Shops. Happy Dining!
5035 West 71st Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
10Papa John's Pizza - Georgetown Park 100 Area
5035 West 71st Street
Greenfield, IN 46140
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