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The Gem of the Piedmont

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Rockingham County was established in 1785. Named for sympathizer of the Patriot cause, Charles Watson Wentworth, the Marquis of Rockingham, this tract of land encompasses 370,560 acres and contains a population of 64,816. Settled by the English and Scotch-Irish, Rockingham residents make a living by working in the textile, energy, and agriculture industries.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 43, Mar 1953, p3-5, 13-15, il, map