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Rossville, Georgia

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Welcome to Rossville ...

The city of Rossville is located in Walker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rossville has a population of 3,984 people<1> (see below for details).

Rossville is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Rossville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Rossville (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Rossville: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Rossville: 30741<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rossville had a population of 4,105 people (or 5.97% of the total population of Walker County). This makes Rossville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rossville represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,105 people, the population of Rossville increased 16.92% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,511 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rossville had an population of 3,984 people. This is a decrease of 2.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rossville ...

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 Rossville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
LaFayette   [Map]   7,198   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chattanooga (TN)   [Map]   179,139   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collegedale (TN)   [Map]   11,659   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Brainerd (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Harrison Ferry (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Middle Valley Estates (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rossville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Rossville - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

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 Rossville. 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 Rossville. 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 Rossville.

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

Websites for Rossville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rossville ...

Looking for more information about Rossville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rossville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rossville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Rossville. 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rossville. 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 Rossville.

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

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<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Rossville.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Rossville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rossville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Rossville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rossville) 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 Rossville. 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 Rossville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9835, Longitude: -85.2864     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rossville.


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