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Welcome to Rockwood ...

Rockwood is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Rockwood is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Rockwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Rockwood - they are located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rockwood ...

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

  • Russellville [Franklin County]
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    • Russellville [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,737 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<5>
  • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
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    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Rockwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,461 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<5>
  • Haleyville [Winston County]
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    • Haleyville [Winston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Rockwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,142 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haleyville<5>
  • Hackleburg [Marion County]
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    • Hackleburg [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Rockwood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hackleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,258 people
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    • Phil Campbell [Franklin County]
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      • Phil Campbell [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rockwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,071 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phil Campbell<5>
    • Bear Creek [Marion County]
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      • Bear Creek [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Rockwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,068 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bear Creek<5>
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
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      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rockwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
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    • Vina [Franklin County]
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      • Vina [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rockwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vina
    • Hodges [Franklin County]
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      • Hodges [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Rockwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodges have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 283 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hodges
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodges<5>
    • Belgreen [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belgreen
      • Belgreen [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Rockwood
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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 Rockwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rockwood. 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 Franklin, 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 Rockwood - 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- Rockwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4551, Longitude: -87.7848       In this case, the coordinates for Rockwood 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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