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Rock Hill

York County,

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The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.

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29730, 29732

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The population of Rock Hill is approximately 41,643 (1990), 66154 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 15,682 (1990), 25966 (2010).

The amount of land area in Rock Hill is 59.96 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.078 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rock Hill to Washington DC is 359 miles. The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 62 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rock Hill is positioned 34.93 degrees north of the equator and 81.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Rock Hill location: 26 miles south of Charlotte, North Carolina

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Rock Hill history:

Rock Hill began back in 1852 when crews of the Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta Railroad came upon a small hill with flint deposits. They nicknamed it "Rock Hill." In April of the same year, a U.S. Post Office was opened with the same name. It was incorporated in 1870 as a town and in 1892 as a city.

Historical Center of York County
in the McCelvey Center
212 East Jefferson Street
York, South Carolina 29745-1814
Archives: (803) 684-7262
History: (803) 684-1189
Membership Info: (803) 329-2121

Newspaper, magazines and journals in Rock Hill - newspaper goes back to 1985
The incorporation date of Rock Hill: 1870 (town), 1892 (city)

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Rock Hill attractions:

Settlemyre Planetarium

Museum of York County
4621 Mount Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732-9905
Voice: 803-329-2121
Fax: 803-329-5249
Email: myco@infoave.Net

Just west of Rock Hill, visit Historic Brattonsville
Brattonsville is listed on the National Register of historic places. It is one of the Southeast's largest living history site museums, the Historic Brattonsville(tm) village and heritage farm comprises 28 historic structures on 150 acres open to the public.

Brattonsville is the site of the Bratton Revolutionary War-era house, the oldest documented historic structure in York County
1444 Brattonsville Road
McConnells, S.C. 29726-8768
Telephone: 803.684.2327

Rock Hill Welcome Center

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