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Welcome to Rosa ...

The town of Rosa is located in Blount County<1>.

The location of Rosa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rosa has a population of 319 people<3> (see below for details).

Rosa is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rosa is located in the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 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).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Rosa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rosa.

  • Springville [Saint Clair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
    • Springville [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Rosa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,304 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<6>
  • Hanceville [Cullman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanceville
    • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Rosa
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<6>
  • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
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    • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Rosa
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<6>
  • Blountsville [Blount County]
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    • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Rosa
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hayden [Blount County]
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      • Hayden [Blount County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rosa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<6>
    • Locust Fork [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Fork
      • Locust Fork [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Rosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Fork<6>
    • Steele [Saint Clair County]
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      • Steele [Saint Clair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Rosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<6>
    • Altoona [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altoona
      • Altoona [Etowah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Rosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altoona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altoona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altoona<6>
    • Snead [Blount County]
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      • Snead [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snead<6>
    • Holly Pond [Cullman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Pond
      • Holly Pond [Cullman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Rosa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Pond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Pond<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rosa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rosa.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rosa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rosa. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

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.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rosa.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9885, Longitude: -86.5036       In this case, the coordinates for Rosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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