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Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, SC and the fifth-largest city in the state.  Rock Hill is located about 25 miles south of Charlotte and approximately 70 miles north of Columbia.


The population was 66,154 as of the 2010 Census.  Rock Hill is home to three colleges and universities:  Clinton College, Winthrop University and York Technical College.


Rock Hill earned its name in 1852, when the Charlotte/Columbia/Augusta Railroad line was being constructed through the area.  Rail crews encountered a small, flinty hill and dubbed the spot "Rock Hill."   The railroad brought business inot the area which thrived as a result.  The village was incorporated in 1892.