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Welcome to Rock Stream ...

Rock Stream is located in Yates County<1>.

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

Rock Stream is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Rock Stream ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.yatesny.com/

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

Communities near Rock Stream ...

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

  • Milo [Yates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
    • Milo [Yates County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Rock Stream
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
  • Penn Yan [Yates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Yan
    • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rock Stream
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<5>
  • Newfield [Tompkins County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newfield
    • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Rock Stream
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfield
  • Hector [Schuyler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hector
    • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Rock Stream
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ulysses [Tompkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulysses
      • Ulysses [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulysses have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses
    • Jerusalem [Yates County]
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      • Jerusalem [Yates County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romulus
      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus
    • Dix [Schuyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dix
      • Dix [Schuyler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,856 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dix
    • Starkey [Yates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkey
      • Starkey [Yates County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkey
    • Enfield [Tompkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
      • Enfield [Tompkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Rock Stream
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Stream ...

Looking for more information about Rock Stream? 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 Stream, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rock Stream.

Adding Rock Stream to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rock Stream 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 Stream was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rock Stream on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Yates County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Yates, 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 Stream - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Stream) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Stream. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4712, Longitude: -76.9275       In this case, the coordinates for Rock Stream 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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