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Rosalie, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Rosalie ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Rosalie had a post office and no railroad service.

Bankhead   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Rosalie
 - Bankhead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bellefonte   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Bellefonte had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blake   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Rosalie
 - Blake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chavies   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Rosalie
 - Chavies had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cordell   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cordell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosalie
 - Cordell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rosalie
 - Dutton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fabius   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Rosalie
 - Fabius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fackler   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Fackler had a post office and railroad service
 
Henagar   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosalie
 - Henagar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Higdon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosalie
 - Higdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollywood   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Rosalie
 - Hollywood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ider   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Rosalie
 - Ider had a post office and no railroad service
 
Index   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Index was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rosalie
 - Index had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kaolin   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosalie
 - Kaolin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosalie
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mahan   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mahan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosalie
 - Mahan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mentone   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosalie
 - Mentone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Musgrove   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Musgrove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosalie
 - Musgrove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pisgah   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 43 people (with 711 people in 2015)
 - Pisgah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rising Fawn (GA)   (Dade County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 927 people
 - Rising Fawn had a post office and railroad service
 
Snake Creek   (DeKalb County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Snake Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosalie
 - Snake Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stevenson   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 586 people (with 1,991 people in 2015)
 - Stevenson had a post office and railroad service
 
Sulphur Springs   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Rosalie
 - Sulphur Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Head   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosalie
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 550 people in 2015)
 - Valley Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Wannville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosalie
 - Wannville had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rosalie, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Rosalie. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosalie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosalie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6998, Longitude: -85.7686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosalie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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