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Welcome to Roseto ...

Roseto is located in Northampton County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Roseto, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1898.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roseto has a population of 1,545 people<3> (see below for details).

Roseto is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roseto had an population of 1,545 people. This is a decrease of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roseto had a population of 1,567 people. This makes Roseto the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Roseto represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 493rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,567 people, the population of Roseto decreased 5.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,653 people).

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

Communities near Roseto ...

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

  • Bethlehem
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Easton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,364 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton <5>
  • Phillipsburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg is located in Warren County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,238 people
  • East Stroudsburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Northampton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Wilson
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
    • Wilson is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,784 people
  • Nazareth
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Stroudsburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Bath
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath
    • Bath is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,756 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath <5>
  • Wind Gap
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roseto ...

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

Adding Roseto to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Roseto was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Roseto post office opened in 1898.

We also found Roseto on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Roseto.

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

The official website for Northampton County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Northampton, 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 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 Roseto.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roseto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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