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Welcome to Rosendale ...

Rosendale is located in Hamilton County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Rosendale, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Rosendale is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rosendale is located in the (515) area code.

Communities Also Named Rosendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Rosendale - they are located in Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rosendale ...

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

  • Ames
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ames
    • Ames is located in Story County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,033 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ames <4>
  • Boone
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Webster City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster City
    • Webster City is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,647 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster City <4>
  • Nevada
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Story City
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Ogden
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,985 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden <4>
  • Roland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roland
    • Roland is located in Story County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,252 people
  • Gilbert
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Jewell
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell
    • Jewell is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,138 people
    • Jewell has also been known as:
    • Jewell Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jewell <4>
  • Dayton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)

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 Rosendale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rosendale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rosendale. 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 Rosendale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rosendale. See our Newspapers Page for Rosendale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosendale ...

Looking for more information about Rosendale? 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 Rosendale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rosendale.

Adding Rosendale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rosendale in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Rosendale was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Rosendale.

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Hamilton, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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