City of Rock Hill, South Carolina

The City of Rock Hill is located in York County, South Carolina and is the fifth largest city in the state.  It serves as the largest city in the Catawba Region and is located approximately 23 miles south of Charlotte, North Carolina.  The city boasts a population of 66,154 based on the 2010 Census. Rock Hill, which was founded in the mid-1800s, was named because of the presence of a small flint hill of rock. During the construction of the Charlotte and South Carolina Railroad, most of this rock was removed to make space for a depot. A post office was established on April 17, 1852, and Rock Hill was officially incorporated in 1870. The railroad brought significant growth and prosperity to the community. The city’s…

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