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The location of Rocky Fork









Welcome to Rocky Fork ...

Rocky Fork is located in Kanawha County.

The location of Rocky Fork has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Fork: Rocky Frk.

Rocky Fork is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Rocky Fork: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Rocky Fork ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rocky Fork and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Buffalo   [Map]   1,262   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Charleston   [Map]   47,929   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   7,338   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eleanor   [Map]   1,598   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   6,542   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rocky Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Rocky Fork - they are located in Ohio and Tennessee (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rocky Fork. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rocky Fork. 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 Rocky Fork.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Fork ...

Looking for more information about Rocky Fork? 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.

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

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About Kanawha County

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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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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- 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rocky Fork.

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