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Rock, West Virginia
Welcome to Rock ...
The location of Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Rock is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rock is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Rock lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Rock: (304) and (681)<4>
Adding Rock to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rock 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 was on a map titled Map of West Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rock on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Rock ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Rock: This one is located in Mercer County and the other is located in Mercer County.
Beyond West Virginia, there are 23 communities that are also named Rock - they are located in Arkansas, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rock.
Communities near Rock ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rock.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rock.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rock. See our Newspapers Page for Rock.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock ...
Looking for more information about Rock? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rock.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 23 Sep 2021