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Welcome to The Rock ...
The town of The Rock is located in Upson County<1>.
The location of The Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The Rock is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: The Rock lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from The Rock (for example, toward Valley (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Area codes for The Rock: (706) & (762)<4>
The ZIP code for The Rock: 30285<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of The Rock.
The town of The Rock was previously named Topeka Junction.
Communities Also Named The Rock ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named The Rock - they are located in Arkansas, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for The Rock.
Communities near The Rock ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near The Rock.
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 The Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for The Rock.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The 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 The Rock.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around The Rock. See our Newspapers Page for The Rock.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Rock ...
Looking for more information about The 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 The Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for The Rock.
Adding The Rock to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of The Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for The Rock was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.
We also found The Rock on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.
For more details, see References and Mentions for The Rock.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 03 Jun 2023