Rockwood, California

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Coordinates: 33°02′56″N 115°30′46″W / 33.04889°N 115.51278°W / 33.04889; -115.51278

Rockwood
Unincorporated community
Rockwood is located in California
Rockwood
Rockwood
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°02′56″N 115°30′46″W / 33.04889°N 115.51278°W / 33.04889; -115.51278
Country United States
State California
County Imperial County
Elevation[1] -154 ft (-47 m)

Rockwood (formerly, Alberta)[2] is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.25 miles (8.4 km) south of Calipatria,[2] at an elevation of 154 feet (47 m) below sea level.[1]

The name Rockwood honors Charles R. Rockwood, irrigation promoter.[2] The Alberta post office operated from 1910 to 1914.[2]

See also[edit]

Alamo Canal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rockwood, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1461. ISBN 9781884995149.