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Welcome to Rock Springs ...

Rock Springs is located in Pitt County<1>.

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

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

Rock Springs is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Rock Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rock Springs is located in the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Rock Springs ...

While we believe that this Rock Springs is located in Pitt County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Rock Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Orange and Polk County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 40 communities that are also named Rock Springs - they are located in Alabama (5), Arizona, Arkansas (3), California, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee (6), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Rock Springs ...

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

  • Winterville [Pitt County]
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    • Winterville [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Rock Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winterville<5>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
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    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
  • Ayden [Pitt County]
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    • Ayden [Pitt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Rock Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayden<5>
  • Farmville [Pitt County]
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    • Farmville [Pitt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Rock Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grifton [Pitt County]
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      • Grifton [Pitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,709 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grifton<5>
    • Bethel [Pitt County]
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      • Bethel [Pitt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel<5>
    • Robersonville [Martin County]
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      • Robersonville [Martin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robersonville<5>
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chocowinity
      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<5>
    • Simpson [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Pitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimesland
      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Rock Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Pitt County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pitt County: www.co.pitt.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Pitt, 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 Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6018, Longitude: -77.3658       In this case, the coordinates for Rock Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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