Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States Information And Events

Rocky Mount North Carolina, United States Information And Events
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Location: North Carolina, United States
Official Website: http://www.rockymountnc.gov/
Coordinates: 35.9541° N, 77.8056° W

Rocky Mount Fun Facts

Rocky Mount is served by Amtrak.

Rocky Mount is about 92.72 square kilometers with a population of 57,433 in the year 2011.

Rocky Mount's official website is http://www.rockymountnc.gov/

The private Christian schools located in Rocky Mount are Cornerstone Christian Academy, Crown of Victory Christian School, Faith Christian School, Falls Road Baptist School, Grace Christian School, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH), and Showers of Blessing Christian Academy.

Rocky Mount is located in Edgecombe County, Nash County, North Carolina, United States of America.

Sample list of newspapers published in Rocky Mount:

  • Nashville Graphic

Rocky Mount's geo-coordinates are 35.9541° N, 77.8056° W.

The unemployment rate of Rocky Mount was 8.8% in the year 2008.

Rocky Mount is in the Eastern Time Zone.

Population of Rocky Mount was 57,433 in the year 2011.

The only secular private school in Rocky Mount is Rocky Mount Academy (a pre-kindergarten to 12th grade college preparatory school).

There were 24,316 addresses in Rocky Mount in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The City of Rocky Mount is served by the Nash-Rocky Mount Public School System, along with a number of private and charter schools in the area.

There were about 8,439 mortgages in Rocky Mount in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

There were 21,610 households in Rocky Mount in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sample list of people who were the mayor of Rocky Mount:

  • David W. Combs ( Current Mayor, from 2007 )

There were about 528 foreclosures in Rocky Mount in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The two community colleges serving Rocky Mount are Nash Community College and Edgecombe Community College.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Rocky Mount:

  • Tommy Baker ( Actor )
  • Devin Lloyd ( Actor )
  • Kris Lundberg ( Actor and Writer )
  • Kaye Gibbons ( Writer, Novelist and Author )
  • Frederick E. Turnage ( Politician )
  • Sugar Ray Leonard ( Professional Boxer and Actor )
  • Ira David Wood III ( Actor, Singer, Author, Theatre Director and Playwright )
  • Kay Kyser ( Bandleader and Actor )
  • Dana Glover ( Songwriter and Singer )
  • Thurbert Baker ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Earle Hyman ( Actor )
  • William B. Harrison, Jr. ( Businessperson and Banker )
  • G. Kennedy Thompson ( Businessperson and Banker )
  • Allan Gurganus ( Novelist, Author, Actor and Screenwriter )
  • Kenneth Nelson ( Actor )
  • Maureen Garrett ( Actor )
  • Mike Easley ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Thelonious Monk ( Composer, Musician and Pianist )
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead ( Actor, Singer and Film Producer )
  • Bill Mathis
  • Jim Clack
  • Tim Valentine ( Lawyer )
  • Harold Bascom Durham, Jr.
  • Buck Williams ( Basketball player )
  • Phil Ford ( Basketball player )
  • Robert M. Bell ( Judge )
  • Billy Godwin ( Baseball and Coach )
  • Chuck Hinton ( Baseball player )
  • Anthony Avent ( Basketball player )
  • Don Stallings ( American football player )
  • William G. Lewis
  • Herman Boone ( Coach )
  • Alberta Gay ( Teacher and Domestic worker )
  • Blackie Pitt
  • Joe Bonner ( Jazz Pianist )
  • William Theophilus Dortch
  • Mike Tyson ( Baseball player )
  • William D. Murray
  • Charles Pittman ( Basketball player )
  • Monroe Eley
  • Susie Sharp
  • Buck Leonard
  • Terrell Hudgins
  • Brian Goodwin ( Baseball player )
  • Tom Lewis ( Conductor )
  • Mike Mason ( American football player )
  • Harold Denton
  • Sir Edward
  • Brad Demuth
  • William Lee Self

List of airports near Rocky Mount:

  • Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport

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