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1890 Communities Near Rossland City ...

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>

While we didn't find Rossland City in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Rossland City.

Alta   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East (E) from Rossland City
 - Alta had railroad service and no post office
 
Bankston   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rossland City
 - Bankston had a post office and railroad service
 
Berry   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Rossland City
 - Berry had railroad service and no post office
 
Carbon Hill   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 568 people (with 1,975 people in 2015)
 - Carbon Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Corona   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Corona had a post office and railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Rossland City
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Eldridge   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossland City
 - Eldridge had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Rossland City
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Rossland City
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kansas   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rossland City
 - Kansas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millport   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 244 people (with 998 people in 2015)
 - Millport had a post office and railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rossland City
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patton   (Walker County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 378 people
 - Patton had a post office and railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rossland City
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rossland City
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiley   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rossland City
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Rossland City
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Rossland City, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Rossland City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rossland City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rossland City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rossland City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossland City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6798, Longitude: -87.7814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rossland City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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