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Rough Rock, Arizona

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Welcome to Rough Rock ...

Rough Rock is located within the Navajo Nation.

Rough Rock is located in Apache County<1>.

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

Rough Rock is 6,240 feet [1,902 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rough Rock is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel south from Rough Rock, you will soon 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.

The telephone area code for Rough Rock: (928)

Communities near Rough Rock ...

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

  • Coyote Springs [Apache County]
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    • Coyote Springs [Apache County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rough Rock
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  • Chilchinbito [Navajo County]
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    • Chilchinbito [Navajo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rough Rock
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  • Many Farms [Apache County]
  • Blue Gap [Apache County]
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    • Cottonwood [Apache County]
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      • Cottonwood [Apache County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the south of Rough Rock
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    • Round Rock [Apache County]
    • Chinle [Apache County]
    • Rock Point [Apache County]
    • Baby Rocks [Navajo County]
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      • Baby Rocks [Navajo County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the north of Rough Rock
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    • Del Muerto [Apache County]
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      • Del Muerto [Apache County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rough Rock
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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 Rough Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rough Rock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rough Rock ...

Looking for more information about Rough 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rough Rock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rough Rock.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 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 Rough Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Rough Rock) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rough Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4072, Longitude: -109.8729       In this case, the coordinates for Rough Rock 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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