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Welcome to Rocky Branch ...

Rocky Branch is located in Randolph County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Branch: Rocky Br. (or less commonly used: Rocky Brnch.)

Rocky Branch is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Rocky Branch (for example, toward Smokey Acres (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Rocky Branch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Rocky Branch - they are located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Rocky Branch ...

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

  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
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    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Rocky Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<5>
  • Tyus [Carroll County]
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    • Tyus [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyus
  • Wedowee [Randolph County]
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    • Wedowee [Randolph County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Branch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wedowee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee<5>
  • Wadley [Randolph County]
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    • Wadley [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Rocky Branch
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ranburne [Cleburne County]
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      • Ranburne [Cleburne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 398 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranburne<5>
    • Yates Crossroads [Heard County]
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      • Yates Crossroads [Heard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rocky Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yates Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yates Crossroads
    • Woodland [Randolph County]
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      • Woodland [Randolph County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 182 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodland<5>
    • Houston [Heard County]
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      • Houston [Heard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Rocky Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 110 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Newell [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newell
      • Newell [Randolph County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newell
    • Morrison Crossroad [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison Crossroad
      • Morrison Crossroad [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rocky Branch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrison Crossroad

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Branch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Randolph County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Branch. 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 Randolph, 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 Rocky Branch - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rocky Branch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3240, Longitude: -85.3952       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Branch 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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