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Red Rock, Arizona
(Pinal County)

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Welcome to Red Rock ...

Red Rock is located in Pinal County<1>.

Red Rock is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Red Rock lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Red Rock: (520)

The ZIP code for Red Rock: 85245<3>

Adding Red Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Red Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Red Rock elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Red Rock on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Red Rock on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Red Rock ...

While we believe that this Red Rock is located in Pinal County, we know of another 3 Arizona communities named Red Rock. Those communities are located in the following counties: Apache, Mohave and Yavapai County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 30 communities that are also named Red Rock - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota (2), Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick (2), New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Red Rock ...

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

  • Marana [Pima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marana
    • Marana [Pima County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Red Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,030 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marana<5>
  • Eloy [Pinal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eloy
    • Eloy [Pinal County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Red Rock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eloy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eloy<5>
  • Sasco [Pinal County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sasco
    • Sasco [Pinal County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Red Rock
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Sasco. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
  • Avra Valley [Pima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avra Valley
    • Avra Valley [Pima County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Red Rock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avra Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avra Valley
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nelson [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nelson
      • Nelson [Pima County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Red Rock
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelson
    • Picacho [Pinal County]
    • Rillito [Pima County]
    • Picture Rocks [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picture Rocks
      • Picture Rocks [Pima County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Red Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picture Rocks have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picture Rocks
    • Cortaro [Pima County]
    • Tortolita [Pima County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Rock ...

Looking for more information about Red Rock? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Red Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Red Rock.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Pinal, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Red Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Red Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Red Rock) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Red Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5731, Longitude: -111.3290    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<7>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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