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(Preston County)

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Welcome to Rockville ...

Rockville is located in Preston County.

Rockville is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Rockville: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Rockville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Masontown (PA)   [Map]   3,322   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kingwood   [Map]   2,929   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morgantown   [Map]   30,547   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rockville ...

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

Beyond West Virginia, there are 49 communities that are also named Rockville - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (12), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rockville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rockville. 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 Rockville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rockville ...

Looking for more information about Rockville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rockville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rockville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rockville.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Preston County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rockville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Rockville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rockville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6215, Longitude: -79.7048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rockville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockville.

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