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Welcome to Rossville ...

The town of Rossville is located in Clinton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rossville has a population of 1,540 people<3> (see below for details).

Rossville was established in 1832.

The community of Rossville is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 Alvin (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Rossville lies within the (765) area code.

The ZIP code for Rossville: 46065<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rossville had an population of 1,540 people. This is a decrease of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rossville had a population of 1,653 people. This makes Rossville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rossville represents 0.03% of the total population of Indiana (which has 6,483,802 people), making it the state's 231st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,653 people, the population of Rossville increased 9.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,513 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, Illinois, 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.

  • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<7>
  • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County]
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    • West Lafayette [Tippecanoe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette<7>
  • Frankfort [Clinton County]
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    • Frankfort [Clinton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<7>
  • Delphi [Carroll County]
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    • Delphi [Carroll County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,909 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delphi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delphi<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flora [Carroll County]
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      • Flora [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<7>
    • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Battle Ground [Tippecanoe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,973 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Ground<7>
    • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Shadeland [Tippecanoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shadeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadeland
    • Dayton [Tippecanoe County]
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      • Dayton [Tippecanoe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,667 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<7>
    • Brookston [White County]
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      • Brookston [White County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookston<7>
    • Mulberry [Clinton County]
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      • Mulberry [Clinton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<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. 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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rossville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1908.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Indiana

About Clinton County

About Indiana

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 State of Indiana: https://www.in.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Indiana's counties, including Clinton, 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 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 town (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' (or point-to-point) 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 for our own planning, 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: 40.4200, Longitude: -86.5956       In this case, the coordinates for Rossville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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