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Welcome to Rock Cave ...

Rock Cave is located in Upshur County<1>.

Rock Cave is 1,740 feet [530 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rock Cave: (304) & (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Rock Cave: 26234<4>

Communities near Rock Cave ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rock Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Rock Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Burnsville [Braxton County]
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    • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Rock Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
  • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jane Lew
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Rock Cave
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
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      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rock Cave
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Abbott [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Rock Cave
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    • Adrian [Upshur County]
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      • Adrian [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Rock Cave
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    • Crawford [Lewis County]
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      • Crawford [Lewis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Rock Cave
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    • Alton [Upshur County]
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      • Alton [Upshur County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Rock Cave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beans Mill [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans Mill
      • Beans Mill [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Rock Cave
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Cave ...

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

Adding Rock Cave to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Upshur, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rock Cave - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Rock Cave). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rock Cave or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 Cave) 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 Cave. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock CaveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Cave. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8368, Longitude: -80.3427    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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