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Welcome to Rocky Cross ...

Rocky Cross is located in Nash County<1>.

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

Rocky Cross is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rocky Cross is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Communities near Rocky Cross ...

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

  • Wilson [Wilson County]
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    • Wilson [Wilson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Rocky Cross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<5>
  • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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    • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Rocky Cross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wake Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wake Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<5>
  • Knightdale [Wake County]
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    • Knightdale [Wake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Cross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knightdale<5>
  • Wendell [Wake County]
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    • Wendell [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Rocky Cross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,387 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rolesville [Wake County]
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      • Rolesville [Wake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolesville<5>
    • Zebulon [Wake County]
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      • Zebulon [Wake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,514 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon<5>
    • Nashville [Nash County]
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      • Nashville [Nash County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,572 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
    • Archer Lodge [Johnston County]
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      • Archer Lodge [Johnston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,322 people
      • Archer Lodge has also been known as:
      • Archer
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    • Louisburg [Franklin County]
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      • Louisburg [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,694 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisburg<5>
    • Kenly [Johnston County]
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      • Kenly [Johnston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Rocky Cross
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenly<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Cross ...

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

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About Nash County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nash County: www.co.nash.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 Nash, 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 Rocky Cross - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Cross) 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 Cross. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky CrossOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Cross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8632, Longitude: -78.2219       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Cross 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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