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Welcome to Rockhill (aka 'Rockhill Furnace') ...

Rockhill is located in Huntingdon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rockhill has a population of 362 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Rockhill has also been called Rockhill Furnace.

Rockhill is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Rockhill: (814)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rockhill had an population of 362 people. This is a decrease of 2.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rockhill had a population of 371 people. This makes Rockhill the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 371 people, the population of Rockhill decreased 10.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 414 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rockhill.

Communities Also Named Rockhill ...

While we believe that this Rockhill is located in Huntingdon County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Rockhill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bucks and Lancaster County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 5 communities that are also named Rockhill - they are located in Mississippi, Nevada and Texas.

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

Communities near Rockhill ...

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

  • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntingdon
    • Huntingdon [Huntingdon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Rockhill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntingdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntingdon<6>
  • Mount Union [Huntingdon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Union
    • Mount Union [Huntingdon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Rockhill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,339 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Union<6>
  • Todd [Huntingdon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
    • Todd [Huntingdon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Rockhill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Todd
  • Saxton [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxton
    • Saxton [Bedford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockhill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 681 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broad Top City
      • Broad Top City [Huntingdon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broad Top City
    • Three Springs [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Springs
      • Three Springs [Huntingdon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Springs<6>
    • Mapleton [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
      • Mapleton [Huntingdon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
    • Saltillo [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
      • Saltillo [Huntingdon County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • McVeytown [Mifflin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVeytown
      • McVeytown [Mifflin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVeytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown<6>
    • Mill Creek [Huntingdon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Huntingdon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Rockhill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Creek<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 Rockhill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rockhill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockhill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Huntingdon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Huntingdon, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockhill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockhill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Rockhill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rockhill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockhill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockhill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2484, Longitude: -77.9075       In this case, the coordinates for Rockhill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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