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Rock Island, Tennessee

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Welcome to Rock Island ...

Rock Island is located in Warren County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rock Island: Rock Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Rock Island is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Rock Island lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Rock Island (for example, toward Spring City), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Rock Island is located in the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Rock Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Rock Island - they are located in Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oklahoma (2), Quebec, Texas (6), Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Island. 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 Island. 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 Island.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Island ...

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

Communities near Rock Island ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Clarktown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Rock Island

Located in White County

Smyrna   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rock Island

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rock Island

Sparta   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rock Island

Located in White County

Smithville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rock Island

Located in DeKalb County

Sopha   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rock Island

Located in Van Buren County

Spencer   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Rock Island

Located in Van Buren County

Doyle   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rock Island

Located in White County

Young Bend   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rock Island

Located in DeKalb County

Centertown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Rock Island

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

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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 Island - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Island) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7923, Longitude: -85.6133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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