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Point of Rocks is in Frederick County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for a natural barrier formed by Catoctin Mountain and the steep walls of the river bank
The latitude of Point of Rocks is 39.275N. The longitude is -77.539W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
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Frederick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Point of Rocks political report.
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