Economic Development


The City of Rockdale offers economic development incentives to prospective businesses including:

  • Extension of utility systems
  • Relocation assistance

Municipal Development District

The Rockdale Municipal Development District may also assist in the acquisition of land or construction expenses associated with a new business venture that creates primary jobs.

Rockdale Fast Facts

Rockdale is located at the intersection of U.S. Highways 77 and 79. Its population is 5,595 and Milam County's population is 24,757 (2010 Census).

Distance to Large Cities

Tax Rates (cents per $100 valuation)

City of Rockdale - $0.9118
Milam County - $0.700
Rockdale ISD - $1.36
Total - $2.9718