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The location of Rock Creek













Welcome to Rock Creek ...

Rock Creek is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Rock Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Rock Creek: Rock Crk. (or less commonly used: Rock Ck. or Rock Cr.)

Rock Creek is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Rock Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rock Creek is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Rock Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,683   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rock Creek.

Communities Also Named Rock Creek ...

While we believe that this Rock Creek is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Rock Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Colbert, Escambia and Winston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 52 communities that are also named Rock Creek - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas (4), West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rock Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rock Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Creek ...

Looking for more information about Rock Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rock Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rock Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rock Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rock Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4771, Longitude: -87.0803     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock Creek.

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