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Welcome to Rosepine ...

The town of Rosepine is located in Vernon Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rosepine has a population of 1,553 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Rosepine is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rosepine lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Rosepine: 70659<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rosepine had an population of 1,553 people. This is a decrease of 8.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rosepine had a population of 1,692 people. This makes Rosepine the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rosepine represents 0.04% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,692 people, the population of Rosepine increased 21.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,390 people).

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

Communities near Rosepine ...

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

  • DeRidder (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeRidder
    • DeRidder lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Rosepine and is located in Beauregard Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,521 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DeRidder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeRidder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DeRidder<7>
  • Leesville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesville
    • Leesville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,523 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesville<7>
  • New Llano (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Llano
    • New Llano lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Llano
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Llano<7>
  • Merryville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merryville
    • Merryville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Rosepine and is located in Beauregard Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merryville<7>
  • Ikes (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ikes
    • Ikes lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Rosepine and is located in Beauregard Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ikes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ikes
  • Pickering (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickering
    • Pickering lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickering have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickering
  • Savage Fork (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savage Fork
    • Savage Fork lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savage Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savage Fork
  • Fort Polk (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Polk
    • Fort Polk lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Polk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Polk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Polk<7>
  • Billy Goat Hill (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billy Goat Hill
    • Billy Goat Hill lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Billy Goat Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billy Goat Hill
  • Cole Central (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cole Central
    • Cole Central lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Rosepine and is located in Vernon Parish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cole Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cole Central

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosepine ...

Looking for more information about Rosepine? 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 Rosepine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rosepine.

Adding Rosepine to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rosepine 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 Rosepine was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Vernon, 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 Rosepine.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosepine - 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 Rosepine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rosepine 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosepine) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rosepine. 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 RosepineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosepine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9199, Longitude: -93.2824       In this case, the coordinates for Rosepine 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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