Village of Rock Hill / City of Rock Hill

Village of Rock Hill / City of Rock Hill (HMAUJ)

Location: Rock Hill, SC 29730 York County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.518', W 81° 1.597'

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Village of Rock Hill
Main Street was laid out on Alexander Templeton Black's land by Squire John Roddey in 1851. The post office was established in 1852. The village was incorporated by the General Assembly in 1870 with an area of one mile square; its center was Gordon's Hotel, which stood just west of here. John R. Allen was first intendant and wardens were J.M. Ivy, Dr. Thos. L. Johnston, John Ratterree, and M.W. Russell.

City of Rock Hill
Rock Hill was incorporated as a city by act of the General Assembly, on December 24, 1892, with an area of two miles square; Center of this square was a point in the middle of Main Street, opposite the Methodist Church. This marker stands near that point. The first mayor was Dr. John William Fewell and first aldermen were E.R.Avery, W.N.Irby, W.S.Morgan, E.E.Poag, J.J.Waters, W.H. Wylie.
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HM NumberHMAUJ
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: York County Historical Commission series
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Marker Number46-14
Year Placed1979
Placed ByYork County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497568 N 3864759
Decimal Degrees34.92530000, -81.02661667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.518', W 81° 1.597'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 31.08" N, 81° 1' 35.82" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 160-174 E Main St, Rock Hill SC 29730, US
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