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Welcome to Rossville ...

Rossville is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Rossville is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rossville lies within the (803) area code.

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, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, 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.

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Chester [Chester County]
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    • Chester [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,363 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
  • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
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    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<5>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Rossville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<5>
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    • Van Wyck [Lancaster County]
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<5>
    • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
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      • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<5>
    • Richburg [Chester County]
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      • Richburg [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richburg<5>
    • Lowrys [Chester County]
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      • Lowrys [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Rossville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowrys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mitford [Fairfield County]
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      • Mitford [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Rossville
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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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rossville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with 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).

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

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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 South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Chester, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Rossville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rossville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rossville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6035, Longitude: -80.9926       In this case, the coordinates for Rossville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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