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White Rock, Missouri
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Welcome to White Rock ...

Although we found mention of White Rock during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how White Rock was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that White Rock was located in Pike County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added White Rock to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of White Rock - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with White Rock, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that White Rock might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that White Rock would be found within the (573) area code.

Adding White Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

That's the case with White Rock: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named White Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named White Rock: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Carroll County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 41 communities that are also named White Rock - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (7), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past White Rock and then turned east". While White Rock could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added White Rock as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that White Rock could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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