Rocky Mount Franklin County, Virginia

Rocky Mount: Town in Virginia

About

Rocky Mount is a town located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,799 and a population density of 270 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,712 inhabitants.

The town was created 236 years ago in 1785.

Rocky Mount Quick Facts

Population : 4,712 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Virginia (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 24151
Phone Area Codes : 540
Area : 17.79 km2
Altitude : 1,312 feet / 400 meters
Capital city : Rocky Mount is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1786 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:42:52 (21st May 2022)
Density : 265 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.85% (2010-2020)
Rocky Mount locator map
Location of Rocky Mount on Virginia map.
Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia image
Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia
Franklin County Courthouse Rocky Mount Virginia image

Geography

Rocky Mount is located at 36°59'52"N 79°53'31"W (36.9976400, -79.8919800).

Rocky Mount map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rocky Mount decreased by 1.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,799 - census
2011 4,780 -0.4% estimation process
2012 4,760 -0.42% estimation process
2013 4,752 -0.17% estimation process
2014 4,749 -0.06% estimation process
2015 4,749 0% estimation process
2016 4,743 -0.13% estimation process
2017 4,751 0.17% estimation process
2018 4,744 -0.15% estimation process
2019 4,724 -0.42% estimation process
2020 4,712 -0.25% estimation process

Rocky Mount zip code is 24151. County name: Franklin, County fips: 51067

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People born in Rocky Mount (7)

People born in Rocky Mount, including stage, musical theatre, film and television actor Jesse L. Martin, football player Dwaine Board, racecar driver Joey Arrington, .

List

  • Ron Hodges (American baseball player) he was born in 22/06/1949
  • Satch Worley (NASCAR driver) he was born in 02/06/1948
  • Tarell Basham (American football defensive end) he was born in 18/03/1994
  • Michael Chitwood (poet) he was born in 01/01/1958

Schools in Rocky Mount

College & universities near Rocky Mount, VA

Code Name City ZIP
232089 Ferrum College Ferrum (VA) 24088-9000

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rocky Mount, VA

Code Name Address Type
RNK Roanoke 710 Williamson Road NE BUS
BLK Blacksburg, VA 291 Alumni Mall -- Transit Concourse BUS
DAN Danville 677 Craghead St. RAIL
LYH Kemper Street station 825 Kemper St RAIL
CLF Clifton Forge 400 Ridgeway Street RAIL

Post offices near Rocky Mount

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rocky Moun Post Office Rocky Mount (VA) 24151

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Rocky Mount , North Carolina city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the coastal plain region North Carolina, United States with a population of 53,689 people.

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , VA.

City Name Population Title
Ferrum 2,043 Census designated place
Union Hall 1,138 Census designated place
Boones Mill 233 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rocky Mount distances to largest Virginia cities