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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Rock Creek, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rock Creek and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Rock Creek:
    • 33.477053, -87.080274
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Rock Creek
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Rock Creek ...

We have found 52 communities that share the name Rock Creek.

There are three communities within Alabama that are also named Rock Creek.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 49 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 49 communities, 51 are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Located In Alabama ...
    • Colbert County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Colbert County and lies 90 miles [144.8 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Colbert County community of Rock Creek.
    • Escambia County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Escambia County and lies 171 miles [275.2 km]<1> to the south of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Escambia County community of Rock Creek.
    • Winston County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Winston County and lies 52 miles [83.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Winston County community of Rock Creek.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Arkansas
      • Pike County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Rock Creek [Pike County].
      • Pulaski County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Pulaski County and lies 318 miles [511.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pulaski County community of Rock Creek.
    • British Columbia
      • This Rock Creek lies 1,953 miles [3,143 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
    • California
      • Plumas County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Plumas County and lies 1,936 miles [3,115.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plumas County community of Rock Creek.
      • Shasta County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Shasta County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Shasta County community of Rock Creek.
    • Colorado
      • Boulder County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Boulder County and lies 1,092 miles [1,757.4 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boulder County community of Rock Creek.
      • Eagle County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Rock Creek [Eagle County].
    • Florida
      • Jackson County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Jackson County and lies 225 miles [362.1 km]<1> to the south southeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jackson County community of Rock Creek.
      • Okaloosa County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Okaloosa County and lies 174 miles [280 km] to the south of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Okaloosa County community of Rock Creek.
    • Georgia
      • Walker County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Rock Creek [Walker County].
    • Idaho
      • Cassia County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Idaho community of Rock Creek [Cassia County].
      • Twin Falls County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Twin Falls County and lies 1,597 miles [2,570.1 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Twin Falls County community of Rock Creek.
    • Illinois
      • Adams County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Adams County and lies 512 miles [824 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Rock Creek.
      • Hardin County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Hardin County and lies 287 miles [461.9 km] to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hardin County community of Rock Creek.
    • Iowa
      • Mitchell County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Mitchell County and lies 743 miles [1,195.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mitchell County community of Rock Creek.
    • Kansas
      • Jefferson County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Jefferson County and lies 615 miles [989.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Rock Creek.
      • Lyon County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Lyon County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lyon County community of Rock Creek.
      • Miami County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Rock Creek [Miami County].
      • Morris County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Rock Creek [Morris County].
      • Shawnee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Rock Creek [Shawnee County].
      • Wabaunsee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Rock Creek [Wabaunsee County].
    • Kentucky
      • Grayson County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Grayson County and lies 277 miles [445.8 km]<1> to the north of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grayson County community of Rock Creek.
    • Maryland
      • Somerset County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Rock Creek [Somerset County].
    • Minnesota
      • Pine County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Pine County and lies 902 miles [1,451.6 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pine County community of Rock Creek.
    • Mississippi
      • George County
      • This Rock Creek is located in George County and lies 193 miles [310.6 km]<1> to the south southwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the George County community of Rock Creek.
      • Newton County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Newton County and lies 129 miles [207.6 km] to the west southwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Rock Creek.
    • Missouri
      • Jackson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Missouri community of Rock Creek [Jackson County].
      • Jefferson County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Jefferson County and lies 392 miles [630.9 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Rock Creek.
    • Montana
      • Lincoln County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Montana community of Rock Creek [Lincoln County].
    • Nebraska
      • Rock Creek #1
      • This community is historic<3> and we have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for Rock Creek.
    • Nevada
      • Lander County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Rock Creek [Lander County].
    • North Carolina
      • Alamance County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Alamance County and lies 465 miles [748.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Alamance County community of Rock Creek.
    • Ohio
      • Ashtabula County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Ashtabula County and lies 659 miles [1,060.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ashtabula County community of Rock Creek.
    • Oklahoma
      • Hughes County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Hughes County and lies 525 miles [844.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hughes County community of Rock Creek.
    • Oregon
      • Baker County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Baker County and lies 1,820 miles [2,929 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baker County community of Rock Creek.
      • Gilliam County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Gilliam County and lies 1,938 miles [3,118.9 km] to the northwest of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Gilliam County community of Rock Creek.
      • Linn County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Rock Creek [Linn County].
    • South Carolina
      • Fairfield County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Fairfield County and lies 334 miles [537.5 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfield County community of Rock Creek.
      • Greenwood County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Greenwood County and lies 286 miles [460.3 km] to the east of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greenwood County community of Rock Creek.
    • Tennessee
      • McMinn County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Rock Creek [McMinn County].
      • Pickett County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Rock Creek [Pickett County].
      • Unicoi County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Unicoi County and lies 323 miles [519.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Unicoi County community of Rock Creek.
    • Texas
      • Briscoe County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Briscoe County and lies 824 miles [1,326.1 km]<1> to the west of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Briscoe County community of Rock Creek.
      • McLennan County
      • This Rock Creek is located in McLennan County and lies 604 miles [972 km] to the west of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the McLennan County community of Rock Creek.
      • Parker County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Rock Creek [Parker County].
      • Somervell County
      • Although located in Somervell County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Somervell County community of Rock Creek.
    • West Virginia
      • Boone County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Boone County and lies 433 miles [696.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Boone County community of Rock Creek.
      • Raleigh County
      • This Rock Creek is located in Raleigh County and lies 436 miles [701.7 km] to the northeast of the Rock Creek that is located in Jefferson County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Raleigh County community of Rock Creek.
    • Wyoming
      • Albany County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Wyoming community of Rock Creek [Albany County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rock Creek ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Alliance [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
    • Alliance [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Rock Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alliance have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
  • Booker Heights [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booker Heights
    • Booker Heights [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Rock Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booker Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booker Heights
  • Bush [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bush
    • Bush [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bush have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bush
  • Cottage Hill [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottage Hill
    • Cottage Hill [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottage Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottage Hill
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Dolomite [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dolomite
      • Dolomite [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dolomite have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dolomite
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dolomite<5>
    • Garywood [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garywood
      • Garywood [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garywood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garywood
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Rock Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<5>
    • Industrial City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Industrial City
      • Industrial City [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Industrial City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Industrial City
    • Maytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maytown
      • Maytown [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maytown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maytown
    • Mud Creek [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Creek
      • Mud Creek [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mud Creek
    • Oak Grove [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<5>
    • Short Creek [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Short Creek
      • Short Creek [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Short Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Short Creek
    • Toadvine [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toadvine
      • Toadvine [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Rock Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toadvine
    • Valley Creek [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Creek
      • Valley Creek [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Creek
    • Vineland Park [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineland Park
      • Vineland Park [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineland Park
    • Vines Mill [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vines Mill
      • Vines Mill [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vines Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vines Mill
    • Virginia [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia
      • Virginia [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia
    • Wilderness Garden [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilderness Garden
      • Wilderness Garden [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Rock Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilderness Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilderness Garden

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Rock Creek. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

  • View Our List ...
    • Mary Anderson     (Actress)
    • Inez McConico Andrews     (Singer, songwriter)
      • Singer, songwriter. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday April 14, 1929 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday December 19, 2012 at the age of 83. She is buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois).
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Inez McConico Andrews<6>
    • Mary Badham     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday October 7, 1952
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
    • Daniel Robert 'Dan' Bankhead     (Major League Baseball)
    • Frances Westerman Bergen     (Actress)
    • Neil Bonnett     (Race car driver)
      • Race car driver. He was born in Hueytown (Alabama) on Tueday July 30, 1946 and died in Daytona Beach (Florida) on Friday February 11, 1994 at the age of 47. He is buried at Forest Grove Memorial Gardens (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Hueytown is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Neil Bonnett<6>
    • Lyman Wesley Bostock, Jr.     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday November 22, 1950 and died in Gary (Indiana) on Saturday September 23, 1978 at the age of 27. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lyman Wesley Bostock, Jr.<6>
    • Robert Randall 'Bobby' Bragan     (Major League Baseball)
    • Nell Carter     (Singer, actress)
      • Singer, actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday September 13, 1948 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday January 23, 2003 at the age of 54. She is buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nell Carter<6>
    • William Joseph 'Bill' Cartridge     (Actor)
    • William Benjamin 'Ben' Chapman     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday December 25, 1908 and died in Hoover (Alabama) on Wednesday July 7, 1993 at the age of 84. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Hoover is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Benjamin 'Ben' Chapman<6>
    • Joseph John Domnanovich     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in South Bend (Indiana) on Tueday March 18, 1919 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday January 20, 2009 at the age of 89. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama).
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph John Domnanovich<6>
    • Dee Edwards     (Singer)
      • Singer. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday June 19, 1945 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Wednesday January 25, 2006 at the age of 60. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan).
      • Birmingham is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Rock Creek.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dee Edwards<6>

How Far From Rock Creek to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Rock Creek to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Rock Creek and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Birmingham, which is the Seat of Jefferson County and lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Rock Creek to Birmingham, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 88 miles [141.6 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 27 days and walking would take 39 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,565 miles [10,565.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,274 miles [11,706.4 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,151 miles [8,289.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rock Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rock Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rock Creek could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Rock Creek to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 313.841 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.472 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.417 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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