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Welcome to Rock Hill ...

Rock Hill is located in Sullivan County<1>.

Rock Hill is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Rock Hill: 12775<3>

Communities Also Named Rock Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Rock Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri, 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.

  • Wallkill (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallkill
    • Wallkill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Rock Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallkill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallkill
  • Middletown (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Rock Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Thompson (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
    • Thompson lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Rock Hill and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
  • Shawangunk (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawangunk
    • Shawangunk lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Rock Hill and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawangunk have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawangunk
  • Fallsburg (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fallsburg
    • Fallsburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Rock Hill and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallsburg
  • Wawarsing (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wawarsing
    • Wawarsing lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Rock Hill and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wawarsing have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wawarsing
  • Mamakating (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mamakating
    • Mamakating lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Rock Hill and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,455 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mamakating have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mamakating
  • Liberty (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
    • Liberty lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Rock Hill and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,595 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Crawford (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
    • Crawford lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Rock Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
  • Port Jervis (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Jervis
    • Port Jervis lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Rock Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Jervis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Jervis<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 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rock Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Hill.

Adding Rock Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rock Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Rock Hill

Communities in New York

About Sullivan County

About New York

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 Sullivan County: www.co.sullivan.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Rock Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rock Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Rock Hill) 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 Rock Hill. 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 Rock HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6257, Longitude: -74.5976    
<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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