Rockcastle, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 36°53′59″N 87°59′14″W / 36.89972°N 87.98722°W / 36.89972; -87.98722Coordinates: 36°53′59″N 87°59′14″W / 36.89972°N 87.98722°W / 36.89972; -87.98722
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Trigg
Elevation 394 ft (120 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 508957[1]

Rockcastle, formerly Rock Castle, is an unincorporated community in Trigg County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office was in operation at Rockcastle from 1839 until 1915.[2] The community derives its name from a nearby rock formation called Castle Rock.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rockcastle, Kentucky
  2. "Trigg County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  3. Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 253. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2.

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