Elevation: 3480 FT
Rockvale was established in 1893 in Carbon County. Rockvale derives its name from its location in the Rock Creek Valley, situated at the confluence of Rock Creek and the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River. Originally a stop on the Northern Pacific Railroad, it boasted a post office from 1894 to 1914.(Copyright 2009, Montana Historical Society: Montana Place Names from Alzada to Zortman, Montana Historical Society Research Center Staff)Rockvale is a small community south of Laurel.On the Bozeman Trail, and on route to Yellowstone National Park via scenic Beartooth Highway through Cooke City, to Silver Gate, MT northeast entrance, or through Cody, WY, to Park's east entrance.