A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Rockport, West Virginia
Welcome to Rockport ...
The location of Rockport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Rockport is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Rockport lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Rockport: (304) & (681)<4>
Adding Rockport to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rockport 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 Rockport was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Rockport on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rockport on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Rockport ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Rockport: This one is located in Wood County and the other is located in Wetzel 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.
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 ...
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 Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
This page was last modified: 23 Sep 2021