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Town of Rockland Resources

The Town of Rockland was formed in 1809; taken from the town of Neversink.

In 1909, for the centennial celebration, a pamphlet was printed giving details of the town's settlement, the text of which is transcribed here, The Early Settling of Rockland. Thanks to Wilmer Sipple for the loan of a copy of the pamphlet.

The township of Rockland contains these hamlets:

Anderson
Beaverkill
Brown Settlement
Cragie Clair
Debruce
Deckertown
Grooville (Emmonsville)
Hazel
Hunter Lake
Joscelyn
Lew Beach (Shin Creek)
Livingston Manor
Morsston
Parkston
Purvis
Rockland
Roscoe (Westfield Flats)

Town Historian:


Dr. Joyce Conroy


Please note: town historians often DO NOT have access to genealogical files, but can be helpful in relating geographic and place name information about the township and its historic development.


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