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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 Rockville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rockville 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 Rockville:
    • 31.42003, -87.842931
    • 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 Rockville
  • 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 Rockville ...

We have found 48 communities that share the name Rockville.

Within Alabama, the name Rockville is unique.

Beyond Alabama, we know of another 48 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 48 communities, 45 are located in the United States and four are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Solano County
      • This Rockville is located in Solano County and lies 1,987 miles [3,197.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Solano County community of Rockville.
    • Connecticut
      • Tolland County
      • This Rockville is located in Tolland County and lies 1,113 miles [1,791.2 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tolland County community of Rockville.
    • Georgia
      • Putnam County
      • This Rockville is located in Putnam County and lies 300 miles [482.8 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Putnam County community of Rockville.
    • Idaho
      • Owyhee County
      • This Rockville is located in Owyhee County and lies 1,786 miles [2,874.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Owyhee County community of Rockville.
    • Illinois
      • Kankakee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Rockville [Kankakee County].
    • Indiana
      • Parke County
      • This Rockville is located in Parke County and lies 577 miles [928.6 km]<1> to the north of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Parke County community of Rockville.
    • Iowa
      • Delaware County
      • This Rockville is located in Delaware County and lies 780 miles [1,255.3 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Rockville.
    • Kansas
      • Miami County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Rockville [Miami County].
    • Kentucky
      • Lawrence County
      • This Rockville is located in Lawrence County and lies 556 miles [894.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Rockville.
      • Rowan County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kentucky community of Rockville [Rowan County].
    • Maine
      • Knox County
      • This Rockville is located in Knox County and lies 1,342 miles [2,159.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Knox County community of Rockville.
    • Maryland
      • Montgomery County
      • This Rockville is located in Montgomery County and lies 800 miles [1,287.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Rockville.
    • Massachusetts
      • Norfolk County
      • This Rockville is located in Norfolk County and lies 1,170 miles [1,882.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Norfolk County community of Rockville.
    • Minnesota
      • Stearns County
      • This Rockville is located in Stearns County and lies 1,029 miles [1,656 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stearns County community of Rockville.
    • Missouri
      • Bates County
      • This Rockville is located in Bates County and lies 579 miles [931.8 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bates County community of Rockville.
    • Nebraska
      • Sherman County
      • This Rockville is located in Sherman County and lies 905 miles [1,456.5 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sherman County community of Rockville.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Rockville lies 1,550 miles [2,494.5 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • New York
      • Allegany County
      • This Rockville is located in Allegany County and lies 921 miles [1,482.2 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Allegany County community of Rockville.
      • Orange County
      • This Rockville is located in Orange County and lies 1,017 miles [1,636.7 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orange County community of Rockville.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Rockville lies 1,455 miles [2,341.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Ohio
      • Adams County
      • This Rockville is located in Adams County and lies 559 miles [899.6 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Adams County community of Rockville.
      • Meigs County
      • This community is historic<3> and although located in Meigs County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Meigs County community of Rockville.
      • Muskingum County
      • This community is historic and although located in Muskingum County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Muskingum County community of Rockville.
      • Stark County
      • This Rockville is located in Stark County and lies 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Stark County community of Rockville.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Rockville.
    • Oregon
      • Malheur County
      • This Rockville is located in Malheur County and lies 1,790 miles [2,880.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Malheur County community of Rockville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Armstrong County
      • This Rockville is located in Armstrong County and lies 794 miles [1,277.8 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Armstrong County community of Rockville.
      • Bedford County
      • This Rockville is located in Bedford County and lies 780 miles [1,255.3 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bedford County community of Rockville.
      • Cambria County
      • This Rockville is located in Cambria County and lies 797 miles [1,282.6 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cambria County community of Rockville.
      • Centre County
      • This Rockville is located in Centre County and lies 874 miles [1,406.6 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Centre County community of Rockville.
      • Chester County
      • This Rockville is located in Chester County and lies 897 miles [1,443.6 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Chester County community of Rockville.
      • Clarion County
      • This Rockville is located in Clarion County and lies 813 miles [1,308.4 km] to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarion County community of Rockville.
      • Dauphin County
      • This Rockville is located in Dauphin County and lies 866 miles [1,393.7 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dauphin County community of Rockville.
      • Juniata County
      • This Rockville is located in Juniata County and lies 858 miles [1,380.8 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Juniata County community of Rockville.
      • Lawrence County
      • This Rockville is located in Lawrence County and lies 786 miles [1,264.9 km] to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lawrence County community of Rockville.
      • Mifflin County
      • This Rockville is located in Mifflin County and lies 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mifflin County community of Rockville.
      • Northampton County
      • This Rockville is located in Northampton County and lies 942 miles [1,516 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Northampton County community of Rockville.
      • York County
      • This Rockville is located in York County and lies 846 miles [1,361.5 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the York County community of Rockville.
    • Rhode Island
      • Washington County
      • This Rockville is located in Washington County and lies 1,129 miles [1,816.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Rockville.
    • South Carolina
      • Charleston County
      • This Rockville is located in Charleston County and lies 455 miles [732.3 km]<1> to the east northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Rockville.
    • Tennessee
      • Monroe County
      • This Rockville is located in Monroe County and lies 351 miles [564.9 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Monroe County community of Rockville.
    • Utah
      • Washington County
      • This Rockville is located in Washington County and lies 1,486 miles [2,391.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Rockville.
    • Vermont
      • Addison County
      • This Rockville is located in Addison County and lies 1,193 miles [1,919.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Addison County community of Rockville.
    • Virginia
      • Hanover County
      • This Rockville is located in Hanover County and lies 722 miles [1,161.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hanover County community of Rockville.
    • West Virginia
      • Lincoln County
      • This Rockville is located in Lincoln County and lies 565 miles [909.3 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lincoln County community of Rockville.
      • Preston County
      • This Rockville is located in Preston County and lies 727 miles [1,170 km] to the northeast of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Preston County community of Rockville.
    • Wisconsin
      • Grant County
      • This Rockville is located in Grant County and lies 796 miles [1,281 km]<1> to the north of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Grant County community of Rockville.
      • Manitowoc County
      • This Rockville is located in Manitowoc County and lies 863 miles [1,388.9 km] to the north of the Rockville that is located in Clarke County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Manitowoc County community of Rockville.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rockville ...

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.

  • Carson [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson
    • Carson [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
  • Choctaw Bluff [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Bluff
    • Choctaw Bluff [Clarke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Bluff
  • Eureka Landing [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka Landing
    • Eureka Landing [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka Landing
  • Georgetown [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Rockville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
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    • German Ford [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Ford
      • German Ford [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for German Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on German Ford
    • Holders Ferry [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holders Ferry
      • Holders Ferry [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holders Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holders Ferry
    • Leroy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leroy
      • Leroy [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Rockville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leroy
    • Manila [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manila
      • Manila [Clarke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manila have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manila
    • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant Landing [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant Landing
      • Mount Pleasant Landing [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Rockville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant Landing
    • Sunflower [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Rockville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower

How Far From Rockville to ...

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

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

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    • Grove Hill, which is the Seat of Clarke County and lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north. If you could walk a straight line from Rockville to Grove Hill, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 hours.
    • Montgomery, which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 112 miles [180.2 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,695 miles [10,774.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,399 miles [11,907.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,277 miles [8,492.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockville) 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 Rockville. 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 Rockville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4200, Longitude: -87.8429    
<2>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 Rockville 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.
<3>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 Rockville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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 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.
<6>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 Rockville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 314.141 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 309.538 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 311.12 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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