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Rock Creek, West Virginia
(Boone County)

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The location of Rock Creek

Welcome to Rock Creek ...

Rock Creek is located in Boone County.

We aren't confident of the location of Rock Creek, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

A typical abbreviation for Rock Creek: Rock Crk. (or less commonly used: Rock Ck. or Rock Cr.)

Rock Creek is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Rock Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Belle   [Map]   1,162   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Jefferson   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rock Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Rock Creek: This one is located in Boone County and the other is located in Raleigh County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 52 communities that are also named Rock Creek - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas (4) and Wyoming.

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

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 Creek. 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 Creek. 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 Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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 Creek) 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 Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1010, Longitude: -81.8475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock Creek.

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