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 is located in California
Location in California
Rockwood is located in the United States
Rockwood (the United States)
Coordinates: 33°02′56″N 115°30′46″W / 33.04889°N 115.51278°W / 33.04889; -115.51278
CountryUnited States
CountyImperial County
Elevation−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


  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. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1461. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.