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Rock Springs, Alabama
(Blount County)

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Welcome to Rock Springs ...

Rock Springs is located in Blount County<1>.

The location of Rock Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Rock Springs: Rock Spgs. (or less commonly used: Rock Spngs. or Rock Sprngs.)

Rock Springs is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rock Springs is located in the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Rock Springs ...

While we believe that this Rock Springs is located in Blount County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Rock Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Choctaw, Clarke, Etowah and Wilcox County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 40 communities that are also named Rock Springs - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (3), California, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina (3), Ohio, Tennessee (6), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Rock Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rock Springs.

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<5>
  • Cullman [Cullman County]
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    • Cullman [Cullman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Rock Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullman<5>
  • Arab [Marshall County]
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    • Arab [Marshall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Rock Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab<5>
  • Oneonta [Blount County]
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    • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Rock Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanceville [Cullman County]
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      • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<5>
    • Good Hope [Cullman County]
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      • Good Hope [Cullman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Blountsville [Blount County]
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      • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<5>
    • Cleveland [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
      • Cleveland [Blount County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<5>
    • Altoona [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
      • Altoona [Etowah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<5>
    • Snead [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snead
      • Snead [Blount County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snead<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rock Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rock Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Rock Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Springs ...

Looking for more information about Rock Springs? 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 Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1682, Longitude: -86.5367       In this case, the coordinates for Rock Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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