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Around Rock ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Radford (VA). It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Rock. Radford (VA) has a population of 18,300 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Beckley. It is located about 28 miles [ km] to the north of Rock and has a population of 15,800 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rock.<2>

  • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
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    • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<3>
  • Boissevain [Tazewell County]
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    • Boissevain [Tazewell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
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  • Falls Mills [Tazewell County]
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    • Falls Mills [Tazewell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
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  • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
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    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 348 people
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  • Bluefield [Mercer County]
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    • Bluefield [Mercer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,505 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<3>
  • Bramwell [Mercer County]
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    • Bramwell [Mercer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bramwell<3>
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    • Coopers [Mercer County]
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      • Coopers [Mercer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
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    • Edison [Mercer County]
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      • Edison [Mercer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southeast of Rock
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    • Flipping [Mercer County]
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      • Flipping [Mercer County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flipping have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Johnston Town [Mercer County]
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      • Johnston Town [Mercer County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Littlesburg [Mercer County]
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      • Littlesburg [Mercer County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Rock
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    • Matoaka [Mercer County]
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      • Matoaka [Mercer County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matoaka have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montcalm [Mercer County]
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      • Montcalm [Mercer County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montcalm have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Princeton [Mercer County]
    • Weyanoke [Mercer County]
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      • Weyanoke [Mercer County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Rock
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For more communities neighboring Rock, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rock.

Mercer County ...

Rock is located in Mercer County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mercer County: Bland (VA), Giles (VA), Tazewell (VA), McDowell, Raleigh, Summers & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rock ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rock.

Airports Near Rock ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Rock and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Rock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock ...

Looking for more information about Rock? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Rock. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rock.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rock. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3679, Longitude: -81.2220       In this case, the coordinates for Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Mercer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rock), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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