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Rosa, Alabama

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Welcome to Rosa ...

The town of Rosa is located in Blount County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rosa has a population of 319 people<1> (see below for details).

Rosa is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Rosa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rosa is within the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rosa had a population of 316 people. This makes Rosa the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 316 people, the population of Rosa has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 313 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rosa had an population of 319 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rosa.

Communities near Rosa ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rosa and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Altoona   [Map]   917   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,291   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   815   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rosa.

Communities Also Named Rosa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rosa - they are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Carolina (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rosa.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rosa. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rosa. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rosa.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rosa:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosa ...

Looking for more information about Rosa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rosa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rosa, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rosa.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rosa. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rosa. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rosa.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Rosa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosa) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9885, Longitude: -86.5036     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rosa.


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