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Welcome to Rocky Springs ...

Rocky Springs is located in Claiborne County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Springs: Rocky Spgs. (or less commonly used: Rocky Spngs. or Rocky Sprngs.)

Rocky Springs is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Rocky Springs: (601) & (769)<3>

Adding Rocky Springs 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.

We originally found mention of Rocky Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Rocky Springs elsewhere: 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 Rocky Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Rocky Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rocky Springs - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Montana, North Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Rocky Springs ...

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

  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<6>
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<6>
  • Utica [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Rocky Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • Delta [Madison Parish]
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    • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<6>
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rocky Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Claiborne County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Springs. 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 Claiborne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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- Rocky Springs) 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 Springs. 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 Rocky Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0889, Longitude: -90.8149    
<5>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.
<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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