Rocky Mount, North Carolina






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A Taste of Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ROCKY MOUNT?
  1. Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the coastal plain of the state of North Carolina. Although it was not formally incorporated until February 28, 1907, the North Carolina community that became the city of Rocky Mount dates from the beginning of the 19th century. The first post office in the area opened in 1816. The city's population is currently at 57,477.

  2. Recently, the City also renovated the Douglas Block, located in Downtown Rocky Mount. Six historically significant buildings, all of which comprised the African American business district of the Downtown area in the early to mid-1900ís, was a part of this renovation. The Douglas Block also includes Thelonious Monk Plaza, named after Rocky Mount native and jazz musician Thelonious Monk.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $37,059, and the median income for a family was $39,929.

Radio Stations


WBKU 91.7 FM Ahoskie, NC Religious
WRSV 92.1 FM Elm City, NC Hip Hop
WPWZ 95.5 FM Pinetops, NC Hip Hop
WBZJ 96.9 FM Goldsboro, NC Urban Contemporary
W250AZ (WEED) 97.9 FM Rocky Mount, NC Gospel Music
WZAX 99.3 FM Nashville, NC Rhythmic Oldies
WCMC 99.9 FM Holly Springs, NC Sports
WIKS 101.9 FM New Bern, NC Hip Hop
WLQC 103.1 FM Sharpsburg, NC Nostalgia
WTIB 103.7 FM Williamston, NC Talk
WFXK 104.3 FM Bunn, NC Urban Contemporary
WDCG 105.1 FM Durham, NC Top-40
W289BL (WCPS) 105.7 FM Rocky Mount, NC Gospel Music
WTKK 106.1 FM Knightdale, NC Talk
WNCT 107.9 FM Greenville, NC Classic Hits
WCPS 760 AM Tarboro, NC Gospel Music
WNCT 1070 AM Greenville, NC Blues
WGHB 1250 AM Farmville, NC Talk
WEED 1390 AM Rocky Mount, NC Gospel Music
WVOT 1420 AM Wilson, NC Gospel Music
WRMT 1490 AM Rocky Mount, NC Gospel Music

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Demographics of Rocky Mount, North Carolina

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

32.4%

61.3%

0.6%

1.0%

3.7%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Businesses in Rocky Mount, North Carolina


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black Beauty Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 319 N Fairview Rd Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27801 (252) 446-9994  - (visit website)

  2. Hair Connection -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1926 Stone Rose Drive., Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 (252) 446-7267  - (visit website)

  3. Mosha's Beauty Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 128 S Grace St, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 (252) 985-4090  - (visit website)

  4. Simply Frazier Beauty Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 1141 Jeffreys Rd., Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 (252) 443-3337  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bojangles -  Category: Southern -     - 590 N. Wesleyan Blvd. Rocky Mount, NC 27804 (252) 451-1990  - (visit website)

  2. Bojangles -  Category: Southern -     - 908 English Rd. Rocky Mount, NC 27804 (252) 443-7402  - (visit website)

  3. Eastern Carolina BBQ Throw Down -  Category: BBQ -   The event is a professional cooking competition based on KCBS categories. (chicken, pork ribs, pork & beef brisket)   - Rocky Mount, NC (252) 972-1159   - (visit website)

  4. Gardner's Barbecue Restaurant -  Category: BBQ -     - 1331 N Wesleyan Blvd Rocky Mount, NC 27804 (252) 442-0531   - (reviews)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Rocky Mount, NC: Education

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CHURCHES



  1. Greater Joy Baptist Church -  322 Anderson St, Rocky Mt, NC 27803 (252) 442-0958  - (visit website)

  2. St. John A. M. E. Zion Church -  250 Atlantic Avenue Rocky Mount,, NC 27801 (252) 454-0798

  3. St. Mark AME Church -  1150 Tarboro St, Rocky Mt, NC 27801 (252) 977-0639   - (visit website)

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GOSPEL CHOIRS

  1. Greater Joy Baptist Church Mass Choir of Rocky Mount, NC    (view video)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Hot Wheels Amusement Park -  Category: Amusement Park -   2451 North Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 (252) 443- 7433  - (visit website)

Cap Citi in Rocky Mount, NC   Cap Citi in Rocky Mount, NC (video)
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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. ANNUAL EASTERN CAROLINA BBQ THROW DOWN -   (OCT)   The EASTERN CAROLINA BBQ THROW DOWN is an official North Carolina State Barbecue Championship, and is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned competition.  - (visit website)

    The event is a professional cooking competition based on KCBS categories (chicken, pork ribs, pork & beef brisket).

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