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Welcome to Rocky Springs ...

Rocky Springs is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Springs: Rocky Spgs. (or less commonly used: Rocky Spngs. or Rocky Sprngs.)

Rocky Springs is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Rocky Springs: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Rocky Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rocky Springs - they are located in Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Rocky Springs ...

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

  • Jasper [Marion County]
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    • Jasper [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
  • South Pittsburg [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Pittsburg
    • South Pittsburg [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Pittsburg<6>
  • Sewanee [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sewanee
    • Sewanee [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,311 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sewanee<6>
  • Stevenson [Jackson County]
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    • Stevenson [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevenson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,951 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevenson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morganville [Dade County]
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      • Morganville [Dade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,835 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganville
    • Kimball [Marion County]
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      • Kimball [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimball<6>
    • Durham [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Walker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Monteagle [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monteagle
      • Monteagle [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monteagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monteagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monteagle<6>
    • New Hope [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Saint Marys [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
      • Saint Marys [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 785 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Springs. 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 Jackson, 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 Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9579, Longitude: -85.7533       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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