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Around Rocky Fork ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Charleston. It lies just southeast of Rocky Fork. Charleston has a population of 45,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Huntington. It is located about 38 miles [ km] to the west of Rocky Fork and has a population of 44,900 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Airport Village [Kanawha County]
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    • Airport Village [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Rocky Fork
    • Airport Village has also been known as:
    • Airport
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  • Bancroft [Putnam County]
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    • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Rocky Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Charleston [Kanawha County]
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    • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Rocky Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,879 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<4>
  • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County]
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    • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Fork
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Lanes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Lanes<4>
  • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
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    • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,951 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<4>
  • Jefferson [Kanawha County]
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    • Jefferson [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Fork
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    • Morgans Landing [Putnam County]
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      • Morgans Landing [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Fork
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    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
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      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Fork
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<4>
    • Poca [Putnam County]
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      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Fork
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<4>
    • Raymond City [Putnam County]
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      • Raymond City [Putnam County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rock Lake Village [Kanawha County]
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      • Rock Lake Village [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
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      • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Fork
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<4>
    • Sattes [Kanawha County]
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      • Sattes [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Fork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sattes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sissonville [Kanawha County]
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
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      • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Fork
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,036 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<4>

For more communities neighboring Rocky Fork, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rocky Fork.

Kanawha County ...

Rocky Fork is located in Kanawha County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocky Fork ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rocky Fork.

Airports Near Rocky Fork ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Rocky Fork and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Rocky Fork.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Kanawha County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rocky Fork.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Fork) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4554, Longitude: -81.7226       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Kanawha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rocky Fork), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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