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Rocky Mount

Nash County,

North Carolina

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Zip Codes

27801, 27802, 27803, 27804

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Rocky Mount is approximately 55,893 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 21,435 (2000).

The amount of land area in Rocky Mount is 64.703 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.486 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rocky Mount to Washington DC is 208 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 49 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rocky Mount is positioned 35.95 degrees north of the equator and 77.81 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Climate & Weather

Rocky Mount average temperature is 61.9 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 42.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82.3 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Rocky Mount history:

A history page for Rocky Mount with pictures and much information including a list of former mayors of Rocky Mount

The first post office here was opened at the Falls of the Tar River on 22 March 1816. It is believed the name for Rocky Mount came from the rocky mound at the falls of the Tar River. This is the same spot as the site of one of the first cotton mills in the state. The mills were established in 1818. When the Wilmington-Weldon Railroad came through in 1845 it was the means for connection of Rocky Mount to other areas. By the turn of the 20th century, Rocky Mount's population had climbed to about 3,000 residents. (this information is from the above history page for Rocky Mount)
The incorporation date of Rocky Mount: February 19, 1867

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Attractions

Rocky Mount attractions:

Childrens Museum
email: museum@ci.rocky-mount.nc.us

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