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Roach, Florida
(Taylor County)

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Welcome to Roach ...

Roach is located in Taylor County<1>.

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

Roach is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Roach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Roach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Roach: This one is located in Taylor County and the other is located in Hillsborough County.

Beyond Florida, there are 10 communities that are also named Roach - they are located in Missouri, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Roach ...

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

  • Perry [Taylor County]
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    • Perry [Taylor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Roach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<5>
  • Shady Grove [Taylor County]
  • Lamont [Jefferson County]
  • Thomas City [Jefferson County]
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    • Thomas City [Jefferson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Roach
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas City
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    • Wacissa [Jefferson County]
    • Salem [Taylor County]
    • Waukeenah [Jefferson County]
    • Aucilla [Jefferson County]
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      • Aucilla [Jefferson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Roach
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aucilla
    • Buckville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckville
      • Buckville [Lafayette County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the east of Roach
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    • Greenville [Madison County]
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      • Greenville [Madison County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Roach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roach ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roach. 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 Florida's counties, including Taylor, 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 Roach - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roach) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1113, Longitude: -83.7246       In this case, the coordinates for Roach 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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