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Welcome to Rocky Hill ...

Rocky Hill is located in Edmonson County<1>.

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

Rocky Hill is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rocky Hill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Rocky Hill and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Rocky Hill is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Rocky Hill: 42163<4>

Communities Also Named Rocky Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Rocky Hill: This one is located in Edmonson County and the other is located in Barren County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 18 communities that are also named Rocky Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Rocky Hill ...

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

  • Bowling Green (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Rocky Hill and is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,631 people
    • Former names for Bowling Green:
    • Bolin Green
    • McFadden's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<6>
  • Glasgow (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Hill and is located in Barren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
  • Cave City (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave City
    • Cave City lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Hill and is located in Barren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,426 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave City<6>
  • Horse Cave (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Cave
    • Horse Cave lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Hill and is located in Hart County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horse Cave
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horse Cave<6>
  • Munfordville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munfordville
    • Munfordville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Hill and is located in Hart County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,660 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munfordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munfordville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munfordville<6>
  • Brownsville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
    • Brownsville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Hill and is located in Edmonson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsville<6>
  • Smiths Grove (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiths Grove
    • Smiths Grove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Rocky Hill and is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smiths Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiths Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smiths Grove<6>
  • Park City (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
    • Park City lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Hill and is located in Barren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<6>
  • Plum Springs (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Springs
    • Plum Springs lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Rocky Hill and is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Springs
  • Hiseville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiseville
    • Hiseville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Hill and is located in Barren County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiseville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Hill ...

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

Adding Rocky Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rocky Hill 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 Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Rocky Hill

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Edmonson County

About Kentucky

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Edmonson, 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 Rocky Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rocky Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Rocky Hill) 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 Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0689, Longitude: -86.1364       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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