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Welcome to Rockwest ...

Rockwest is located in Wilcox County<1>.

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

Rockwest is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Rockwest ...

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

  • Camden [Wilcox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Wilcox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Rockwest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,765 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
  • Pine Hill [Wilcox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Hill
    • Pine Hill [Wilcox County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rockwest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hill
  • Vredenburgh [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vredenburgh
    • Vredenburgh [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Rockwest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vredenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vredenburgh
  • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Bluff
    • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rockwest
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Bluff
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Hill [Wilcox County]
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      • Oak Hill [Wilcox County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Rockwest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
    • Boykin [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boykin
      • Boykin [Wilcox County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykin
    • Millers Ferry [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Ferry
      • Millers Ferry [Wilcox County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Rockwest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Ferry
    • Coy [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coy
      • Coy [Wilcox County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Rockwest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coy
    • Hybart [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hybart
      • Hybart [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Rockwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hybart
    • Kimbrough [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimbrough
      • Kimbrough [Wilcox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rockwest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimbrough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimbrough

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 Rockwest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockwest.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockwest. 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 Rockwest.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockwest ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Wilcox, 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 Rockwest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Rockwest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockwest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9999, Longitude: -87.3717       In this case, the coordinates for Rockwest 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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