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Welcome to Rock Hill ...

Rock Hill is located in Covington County<1>.

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

Rock Hill is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rock Hill: (601) & (769)<4>

Websites for Rock Hill ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Rock Hill, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Rock Hill ...

While we believe that this Rock Hill is located in Covington County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Rock Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alcorn, Forrest and Rankin County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 28 communities that are also named Rock Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas (3) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Rock Hill ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
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    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Rock Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Rock Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rock Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rock Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Rock Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Rock Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Rock Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rock Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Rock Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola
    • Coats [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Simpson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rock Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Hill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Covington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Covington, 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 Rock Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7057, Longitude: -89.6340       In this case, the coordinates for Rock 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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