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Rock Port, Missouri

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Welcome to Rock Port ...

The city of Rock Port is located in Atchison County and is the County Seat for Atchison County.

A typical abbreviation for Rock Port: Rock Prt.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rock Port has a population of 1,201 people<1> (see below for details).

Rock Port is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Rock Port: (660)

The ZIP code for Rock Port: 64482<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rock Port had a population of 1,318 people (which is 23.18% of the total population of Atchison County). This makes Rock Port the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rock Port represents 0.02% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,318 people, the population of Rock Port decreased 5.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,395 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rock Port had an population of 1,201 people. This is a decrease of 8.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rock Port ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Rock Port

Located in Nemaha County (NE)

Tarkio   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Rock Port

Hamburg   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rock Port

Located in Fremont County (IA)

Peru   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Rock Port

Located in Nemaha County (NE)

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rock Port

Riverton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Rock Port

Located in Fremont County (IA)

Craig   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rock Port

Located in Holt County

Stella   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rock Port

Located in Richardson County (NE)

Nemaha   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rock Port

Located in Nemaha County (NE)

Shubert   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rock Port

Located in Richardson County (NE)

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Port. If available, we provide a satellite 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 Port. 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 Port. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Port ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Atchison County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Port - 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 Port). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rock Port 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rock Port) 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 Port. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Port

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Port. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4125, Longitude: -95.5148     [Map].

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