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Welcome to Rock Creek ...

The city of Rock Creek is located in Pine County.

A typical abbreviation for Rock Creek: Rock Crk. (or less commonly used: Rock Ck. or Rock Cr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Rock Creek has a population of 1,593 people<1> (see below for details).

Rock Creek is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Rock Creek: (320)

The ZIP code for Rock Creek: 55067<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rock Creek had a population of 1,628 people (or 5.47% of the total population of Pine County). This makes Rock Creek the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Rock Creek represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 286th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,628 people, the population of Rock Creek increased 45.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,119 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Rock Creek had an population of 1,593 people. This is a decrease of 2.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.36% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rock Creek.

Communities near Rock Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Braham   [Map]   1,777   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Branch   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harris   [Map]   1,146   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hinckley   [Map]   1,830   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
North Branch   [Map]   10,317   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pine City   [Map]   3,065   NW   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rock Creek.

Communities Also Named Rock Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 52 communities that are also named Rock Creek - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas (4), West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rock Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Creek ...

Looking for more information about Rock Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rock Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rock Creek.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rock Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pine County: www.pinecounty.org/

The official website for State of Minnesota: www.state.mn.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock Creek.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 city (such as Rock Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rock Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Rock Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rock Creek) 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 Rock Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7605, Longitude: -92.9087     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rock Creek.