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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Welcome to Rock Hill ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rock Hill has a population of 75,187 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rock Hill.
Rock Hill is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Rock Hill lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Rock Hill: (803)
The ZIP code for Rock Hill: 29730<4>
Websites for Rock Hill ...
Official Website: www.ci.rock-hill.sc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.yorkcountychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rock Hill had an population of 75,187 people. This is an increase of 13.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rock Hill had a population of 66,154 people (or 29.26% of the total population of York County). This makes Rock Hill the county's most populous community.
The population of Rock Hill represents 1.43% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 66,154 people, the population of Rock Hill increased 32.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 49,765 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rock Hill.
Communities Also Named Rock Hill ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Rock Hill: This one is located in York County and the other is located in Fairfield County.
Beyond South Carolina, 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, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, 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.
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. Our list includes 14 papers. 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).
We also found Rock Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rock Hill on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Rock Hill: www.ci.rock-hill.sc.us/
The official website for York County: www.yorkcountygov.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022