RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Rossford, Ohio

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other OH
Communities

















Welcome to Rossford ...

The city of Rossford is located in Wood County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Rossford: RAWSE-furd<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rossford has a population of 6,589 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Rossford is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Rossford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Rossford ...

Official Website: www.rossfordohio.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rossford had an population of 6,589 people. This is an increase of 4.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rossford had a population of 6,293 people (or 5.01% of the total population of Wood County). This makes Rossford the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rossford represents 0.05% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,293 people, the population of Rossford decreased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,406 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rossford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rossford - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Rossford ...

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

  • Bowling Green [Wood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Wood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Rossford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<7>
  • Oregon [Lucas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oregon
    • Oregon [Lucas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Rossford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oregon<7>
  • Sylvania [Lucas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
    • Sylvania [Lucas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Rossford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,515 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<7>
  • Waterville [Lucas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterville
    • Waterville [Lucas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Rossford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehouse
      • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,932 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<7>
    • Swanton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swanton
      • Swanton [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanton<7>
    • Gibsonburg [Sandusky County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibsonburg
      • Gibsonburg [Sandusky County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonburg<7>
    • Genoa [Ottawa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genoa
      • Genoa [Ottawa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genoa<7>
    • Woodville [Sandusky County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Sandusky County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,008 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<7>
    • Holland [Lucas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Lucas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Rossford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holland<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 Rossford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rossford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rossford ...

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

Adding Rossford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rossford 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 Rossford was on a map titled Road Map for Ohio (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Wood County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rossford: www.rossfordohio.com/

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Wood, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rossford. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rossford.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rossford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Rossford) 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 Rossford. 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 RossfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6042, Longitude: -83.5633       In this case, the coordinates for Rossford 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022