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Welcome to Rockport ...

Rockport is located in Wetzel County<1>.

The location of Rockport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Rockport is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Rockport: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Rockport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Rockport: This one is located in Wetzel County and the other is located in Wood County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 28 communities that are also named Rockport - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Rockport ...

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

  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<6>
  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Rockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<6>
  • Mannington [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
    • Mannington [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,010 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<6>
  • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan Point
    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powhatan Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glen Dale [Marshall County]
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      • Glen Dale [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Dale<6>
    • Cameron [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
      • Cameron [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 828 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<6>
    • Pine Grove [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
      • Pine Grove [Wetzel County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Grove<6>
    • Fairview [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Clarington [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarington
      • Clarington [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarington
    • Hundred [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hundred
      • Hundred [Wetzel County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Rockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hundred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hundred<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wetzel County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rockport. 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 Wetzel, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockport) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7076, Longitude: -80.5812       In this case, the coordinates for Rockport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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