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Rock Point, Arizona

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Welcome to Rock Point ...

Rock Point is located within the Navajo Nation.

Rock Point is located in Apache County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Rock Point: Rock Pt.

Rock Point is 5,000 feet [1,524 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Rock Point is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Rock Point lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Rock Point, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Rock Point lies within the (928) area code.

The ZIP code for Rock Point: 86545<3>

Communities Also Named Rock Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Rock Point - they are located in Maryland, Nevada, Oregon and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Rock Point ...

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

  • Dennehotso [Apache County]
  • Totacon [Apache County]
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    • Totacon [Apache County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rock Point
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  • Round Rock [Apache County]
  • Tes Nez Iah [Apache County]
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    • Tes Nez Iah [Apache County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rock Point
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    • Baby Rocks [Navajo County]
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      • Baby Rocks [Navajo County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Rock Point
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    • Red Mesa [Apache County]
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      • Red Mesa [Apache County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the northeast of Rock Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mesa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Many Farms [Apache County]
    • Rough Rock [Apache County]
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      • Rough Rock [Apache County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rough Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chilchinbito [Navajo County]
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      • Chilchinbito [Navajo County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Point
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    • Lukachukai [Apache County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rock Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Point ...

Looking for more information about Rock Point? 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 Rock Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Point.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arizona

About Apache County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Apache County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Apache, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Point - 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 Rock Point). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rock Point 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Rock Point) 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 Rock Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7181, Longitude: -109.6259    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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