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Rossville, Kansas
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The location of Rossville

Welcome to Rossville ...

The city of Rossville is located in Shawnee County.

The location of Rossville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rossville has a population of 1,134 people<2> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Rossville: Named for W.W. Ross.

Rossville is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rossville lies within the (785) area code.

The ZIP code for Rossville: 66533<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rossville had a population of 1,151 people. This makes Rossville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Rossville represents 0.04% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,151 people, the population of Rossville increased 13.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,014 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rossville had an population of 1,134 people. This is a decrease of 1.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rossville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Topeka   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the East (E) of Rossville

Wamego   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Rossville

Located in Pottawatomie County

Saint Marys   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rossville

Located in Pottawatomie County

Silver Lake   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rossville

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rossville

Alma   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rossville

Located in Wabaunsee County

Hoyt   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rossville

Located in Jackson County

Maple Hill   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rossville

Located in Wabaunsee County

Mayetta   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rossville

Located in Jackson County

McFarland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Rossville

Located in Wabaunsee County

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 two Kansas communities named Rossville: This one is located in Shawnee County and the other is located in Crawford County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 20 communities that are also named Rossville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rossville. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kansas

About Shawnee County

About Kansas

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 Shawnee County:

The official website for State of Kansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rossville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1363, Longitude: -95.9505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rossville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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