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Rockledge, Alabama

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The location of Rockledge

Welcome to Rockledge ...

Rockledge is located in Etowah County.

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

Rockledge is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Rockledge (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Rockledge: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Rockledge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rockledge and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,291   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rockledge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Rockledge - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

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 Rockledge. 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 Rockledge. 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 Rockledge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockledge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Rockledge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>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- Rockledge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockledge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0893, Longitude: -86.1128     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockledge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockledge.

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