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The location of Rocky Mount









Welcome to Rocky Mount ...

Rocky Mount is located in Chilton County.

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

When the people of Rocky Mount refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Rocky Mounter<2>

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Mount: Rocky Mt. (or less commonly used: Rocky Mnt.)

Rocky Mount is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Rocky Mount ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,756   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,636   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rocky Mount ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Rocky Mount: This one is located in Chilton County and the other is located in Clay County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 9 communities that are also named Rocky Mount - they are located in Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri (2), North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

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 Rocky Mount. 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 Rocky Mount. 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 Rocky Mount.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Mount ...

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

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

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


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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Rocky Mount refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Rocky Mount may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Mount - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Mount) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Mount. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9910, Longitude: -86.7169     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount.

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