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Welcome to Rocky Face ...

Rocky Face is located in Whitfield County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rocky Face has a population of 137 people<2> (see below for details).

Rocky Face is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Rocky Face (for example, toward Ider (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Rocky Face: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Rocky Face: 30740<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rocky Face had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rocky Face had a population of 144 people.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Rocky Face decreased 22.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 186 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rocky Face.

Communities near Rocky Face ...

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

  • John Ross Estates [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for John Ross Estates
    • John Ross Estates [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan Springs
  • Lytle [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lytle
    • Lytle [Walker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lytle
  • Dalton [Whitfield County]
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    • Dalton [Whitfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Rocky Face
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
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      • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<8>
    • Villanow [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villanow
      • Villanow [Walker County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Rocky Face
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanow
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Brainerd
      • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
    • Collegedale [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegedale
      • Collegedale [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Rocky Face
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<8>
    • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Oglethorpe
      • Fort Oglethorpe [Catoosa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Oglethorpe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Oglethorpe<8>
    • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milbro Heights
      • Milbro Heights [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Face
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milbro Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milbro Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Face ...

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

Adding Rocky Face to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rocky Face was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rocky Face on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1899.

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

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About Whitfield County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Whitfield County: www.whitfieldcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Whitfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rocky Face.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Face - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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 Rocky Face). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rocky Face or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rocky Face) 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 Rocky Face. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky FaceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Face. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8049, Longitude: -85.0271    
<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.
<8>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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