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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Rosedale.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Rosedale to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Rosedale to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Rosedale to:

  • Birmingham [Map], which is the Seat of Jefferson County, lies just to the North.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 84 miles [135.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE). If you could drive a straight line from Rosedale to Montgomery, with an average speed<2>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 659 miles [1,060.6 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 26 days and walking would take 38 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,553 miles [10,546 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,261 miles [11,685.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,138 miles [8,268.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rosedale ...

We have found 67 communities that share the name Rosedale.

Within Alabama, there is just one other community named Rosedale. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 66 communities in the United States and Canada - with 60 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 ArkansasLouisianaNew YorkTennessee
 British ColumbiaManitobaNewfoundland and LabradorTexas
 CaliforniaMarylandNorth CarolinaUtah
 ColoradoMichiganNova ScotiaVirginia
 FloridaMississippiOhioWashington
 GeorgiaMissouriOklahomaWest Virginia
 IllinoisNebraskaOntarioWisconsin
 IndianaNew BrunswickOregon 
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Alberta

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,789 miles [2,879.1 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Crawford County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Crawford County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the West Northwest

Howard County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Howard County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 417 miles [671.1 km] to the West

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 330 miles [531.1 km] to the West Northwest

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 2,087 miles [3,358.7 km] to the Northwest

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California

Kern County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Kern County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,838 miles [2,958 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km] to the West Northwest

Weld County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Weld County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,094 miles [1,760.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Gadsden County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Gadsden County   [Map]
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the South Southeast

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 459 miles [738.7 km] to the Southeast

Manatee County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Manatee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Manatee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Floyd County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the Northeast

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Illinois

Jersey County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jersey County   [Map]
Distance: About 437 miles [703.3 km] to the North Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 415 miles [667.9 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Parke County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Parke County   [Map]
Distance: About 424 miles [682.4 km] to the North

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Kansas

Clay County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Clay County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wyandotte County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Wyandotte County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wyandotte County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Carter County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Carter County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Carter County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 354 miles [569.7 km] to the North Northeast

Wolfe County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Wolfe County   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Assumption Parish

Our profile page for Rosedale, Assumption Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 347 miles [558.4 km] to the Southwest

Iberville Parish

Our profile page for Rosedale, Iberville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the Southwest

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Rosedale
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 698 miles [1,123.3 km] to the Northeast

Frederick County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 662 miles [1,065.4 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Chippewa County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Chippewa County   [Map]
Distance: About 899 miles [1,446.8 km] to the North

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Mississippi

Bolivar County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Bolivar County   [Map]
Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 km] to the West

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 117 miles [188.3 km] to the West

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Missouri

Saint Louis City

Our profile page for Rosedale, Saint Louis City
Although located in Saint Louis City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nebraska

Boyd County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Boyd County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 909 miles [1,462.9 km] to the Northwest

Hall County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 812 miles [1,306.8 km] to the Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,341 miles [2,158.1 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Atlantic County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Atlantic County   [Map]
Distance: About 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the Northeast

Camden County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Camden County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Camden County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mercer County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 816 miles [1,313.2 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Socorro County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Socorro County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,182 miles [1,902.2 km] to the West

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New York

Queens County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Queens County   [Map]
Distance: About 872 miles [1,403.3 km] to the Northeast

Westchester County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Westchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 877 miles [1,411.4 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 2,023 miles [3,255.7 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Beaufort County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,596 miles [2,568.5 km] to the Northeast

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Ohio

Defiance County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Defiance County   [Map]
Distance: About 551 miles [886.7 km] to the North

Madison County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the North Northeast

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Oklahoma

McClain County

Our profile page for Rosedale, McClain County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the West Northwest

Oklahoma County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Oklahoma County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oklahoma County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

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Distance: About 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Marion County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,073 miles [3,336.2 km] to the Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 616 miles [991.4 km] to the Northeast

Bucks County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Bucks County   [Map]
Distance: About 791 miles [1,273 km] to the Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 756 miles [1,216.7 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Fayette County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fayette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greene County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Greene County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Greenville County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 273 miles [439.4 km] to the East Northeast

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 231 miles [371.8 km] to the Northeast

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Texas

Falls County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Falls County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Falls County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 490 miles [788.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,466 miles [2,359.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Rosedale, Norfolk City
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Norfolk City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Russell County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Russell County   [Map]
Distance: About 364 miles [585.8 km] to the Northeast

Stafford County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 621 miles [999.4 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

Pierce County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,089 miles [3,361.9 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Braxton County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Braxton County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 444 miles [714.5 km] to the Northeast

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 571 miles [918.9 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Eau Claire County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Eau Claire County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Eau Claire County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Monroe County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Monroe County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Monroe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Rosedale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosedale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosedale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4837, Longitude: -86.7942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosedale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Rosedale to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 313.669 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.275 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 310.301 degrees.

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<7>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 Rosedale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rosedale.



 
 
 

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