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Rock City, Tennessee
(Sullivan County)

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The location of Rock City

Welcome to Rock City ...

Rock City is located in Sullivan County.

The location of Rock City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Rock City is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Rock City lies within the (423) area code.

Communities near Rock City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rock City and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bloomingdale   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bristol   [Map]   26,842   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Collingwood   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Colonial Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cross   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rock City.

Communities Also Named Rock City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Rock City: This one is located in Sullivan County and the other is located in Smith County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 10 communities that are also named Rock City - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas and New York (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rock City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rock City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock City ...

Looking for more information about Rock City? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Rock City) 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 Rock City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5676, Longitude: -82.4357     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock City.

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