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Welcome to Rossville ...

The village of Rossville is located in Vermilion County<1>.

The pronunciation of Rossville: ROSS-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rossville has a population of 1,218 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Rossville.

Rossville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Rossville (for example, toward Pine Village (IN)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Rossville: (217)

The ZIP code for Rossville: 60963<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rossville had an population of 1,218 people. This is a decrease of 8.49% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rossville had a population of 1,331 people. This makes Rossville the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Rossville represents 0.01% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 590th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,331 people, the population of Rossville increased 9.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,217 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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 Georgia, 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.

Communities near Rossville ...

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

  • Danville [Vermilion County]
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    • Danville [Vermilion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,106 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Hoopeston [Vermilion County]
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    • Hoopeston [Vermilion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoopeston<7>
  • Tilton [Vermilion County]
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    • Tilton [Vermilion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tilton<7>
  • Oakwood [Vermilion County]
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    • Oakwood [Vermilion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakwood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakwood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milford [Iroquois County]
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      • Milford [Iroquois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>
    • Gifford [Champaign County]
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      • Gifford [Champaign County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,035 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gifford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gifford<7>
    • Cissna Park [Iroquois County]
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      • Cissna Park [Iroquois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cissna Park have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cissna Park<7>
    • Boswell [Benton County]
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      • Boswell [Benton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<7>
    • West Lebanon [Warren County]
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      • West Lebanon [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
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    • Potomac [Vermilion County]
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      • Potomac [Vermilion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potomac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potomac<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rossville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rossville.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rossville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rossville.

Adding Rossville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rossville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rossville was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

We also found Rossville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rossville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Illinois

About Vermilion County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Vermilion County: www.co.vermilion.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Vermilion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rossville. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rossville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rossville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RossvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3792, Longitude: -87.6690    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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