Rock Hill, South Carolina

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
City of Rock Hill
Downtown Rock Hill
Downtown Rock Hill
Official seal of Rock Hill, South Carolina Seal
Nickname(s): The Gateway to South Carolina; Football City USA
Motto: Always On.
Location of Rock Hill in South Carolina Location of Rock Hill in South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°56′17″N 81°1′34″WCoordinates: 34°56′17″N 81°1′34″W
Country United States
State South Carolina
County York
Founded 1852
Incorporated 1892
 • Mayor Doug Echols (D)
 • Total 43.16 sq mi (111.8 km2)
 • Land 43.16 sq mi (111.8 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.4%
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 69,103
 • Density 1,532.8/sq mi (591.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 29730-29734
Area code(s) 803
FIPS code 45-61405[2]
GNIS feature ID 1250417[3]
Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and the fifth-largest city in the state.[4] It is also the fourth-largest city of the Charlotte metropolitan area, behind Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia (all located in North Carolina, unlike Rock Hill). The population was 66,154 as of the 2010 Census.[5] Rock Hill is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) south of Charlotte and approximately 70 miles (110 km) north of Columbia.