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Welcome to Rocky Ford ...

Rocky Ford is located in Upshur County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Ford: Rocky Frd.

Rocky Ford is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rocky Ford: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Rocky Ford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Rocky Ford - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (4), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (2), South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Rocky Ford ...

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

  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
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    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<6>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
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      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Rocky Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
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      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Rocky Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
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      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<6>
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
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      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Hoover Town [Upshur County]
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      • Hoover Town [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Rocky Ford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Ford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Upshur County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Ford. 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 Upshur, 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 Rocky Ford - 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 '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- Rocky Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9548, Longitude: -80.2876       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Ford 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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