Rockford, NC: Rockford was once the county seat of Surry County. Surry Country once encompassed Forsyth, Stokes, Yadkin,
Davie and Rowan counties. With that came a booming, bustling town.
The county seat was moved to Dobson, NC in 1850, when Yadkin County split off from Surry.
There remains a lot of history here in Rockford and a number of buildings, which still stand today for all to admire and enjoy.
The train still passes by daily, although no longer a passenger train, it is still fun for the kids and the adults to watch.
Click here to download a history of each building in Rockford.