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Welcome to Rocky Ford ...

The town of Rocky Ford is located in Screven County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Ford: Rocky Frd.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rocky Ford has a population of 137 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rocky Ford.

Rocky Ford is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rocky Ford is within the (912) area code.

The ZIP code for Rocky Ford: 30455<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rocky Ford had an population of 137 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rocky Ford had a population of 144 people. This makes Rocky Ford the county's 5th most populous community.

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

Adding Rocky Ford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rocky Ford 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 Ford was

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

Communities Also Named Rocky Ford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Rocky Ford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (4), Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rocky Ford ...

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

  • Statesboro [Bulloch County]
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    • Statesboro [Bulloch County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Rocky Ford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesboro<7>
  • Cameron [Screven County]
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    • Cameron [Screven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,012 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
  • Millen [Jenkins County]
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    • Millen [Jenkins County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Rocky Ford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,762 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millen<7>
  • Thrift [Jenkins County]
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    • Thrift [Jenkins County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,623 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thrift
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylvania [Screven County]
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      • Sylvania [Screven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,450 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<7>
    • Twin City [Emanuel County]
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      • Twin City [Emanuel County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin City<7>
    • Portal [Bulloch County]
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      • Portal [Bulloch County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portal<7>
    • Hiltonia [Screven County]
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      • Hiltonia [Screven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 321 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiltonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiltonia<7>
    • Newington [Screven County]
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      • Newington [Screven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newington<7>
    • Hilltonia [Screven County]
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      • Hilltonia [Screven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Rocky Ford
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilltonia came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilltonia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Ford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Screven County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Screven, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rocky Ford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Ford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Rocky Ford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rocky Ford 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rocky Ford) 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 Rocky Ford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky FordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6637, Longitude: -81.8297       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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