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(Hempstead County)

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Welcome to Rocky Mound ...

Rocky Mound is located in Hempstead County<1>.

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

Rocky Mound is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Rocky Mound: (870)

Communities Also Named Rocky Mound ...

While we believe that this Rocky Mound is located in Hempstead County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Rocky Mound. Those communities are located in the following counties: Columbia and Miller County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 4 communities that are also named Rocky Mound - they are located in Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Rocky Mound ...

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

  • Hope [Hempstead County]
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    • Hope [Hempstead County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<5>
  • Prescott [Nevada County]
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    • Prescott [Nevada County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<5>
  • Emmet [Nevada County]
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    • Emmet [Nevada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Blevins [Hempstead County]
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    • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Mound
    • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rosston [Nevada County]
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      • Rosston [Nevada County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 237 people
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    • Fulton [Hempstead County]
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      • Fulton [Hempstead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Washington [Hempstead County]
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      • Washington [Hempstead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
    • Willisville [Nevada County]
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      • Willisville [Nevada County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bodcaw [Nevada County]
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      • Bodcaw [Nevada County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
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    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Mound
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Mound ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Hempstead, 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 Mound - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rocky Mound) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Mound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6690, Longitude: -93.5299       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Mound 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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