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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rosser.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Rosser ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dallas. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the northwest of Rosser. Dallas has a population of 1,341,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Arlington. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Rosser and has a population of 396,000 people.

For comparison, Rosser has a population of 380 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rosser and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Allen   [Map]   100,685   N   46 miles [74 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   135,710   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
DeSoto   [Map]   53,568   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Euless   [Map]   55,174   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Garland   [Map]   238,002   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Grand Prairie   [Map]   193,837   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Grapevine   [Map]   53,982   NW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Irving   [Map]   240,373   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lewisville   [Map]   106,021   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   68,928   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mesquite   [Map]   143,949   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Plano   [Map]   286,143   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Richardson   [Map]   116,783   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Rowlett   [Map]   62,868   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wylie   [Map]   49,826   N   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alma   [Map]   378   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Combine   [Map]   2,177   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   190   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Crandall   [Map]   3,624   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crisp   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ferris   [Map]   2,622   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garrett   [Map]   847   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grays Prairie   [Map]   347   E   5 miles [8 km]
Kaufman   [Map]   7,322   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kemp   [Map]   1,184   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lone Star   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   638   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Scurry   [Map]   747   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Telico   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Walnut Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Rosser, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rosser.

Kaufman County ...

Rosser is located in Kaufman County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Kaufman County: Dallas, Ellis, Henderson, Hunt, Rockwall & Van Zandt.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rosser ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rosser.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosser ...

Looking for more information about Rosser? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rosser, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rosser.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Rosser.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rosser. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rosser. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Texas

    Texas Tourism
    Parks for Texas

    Fishing in Texas
    Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Texas Statewide Tourism
    Rosser Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Rosser


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Texas

Airports Near Rosser ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rosser.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ennis Muni.   [Map]   F41   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ferris Red Oak Muni.   [Map]   12T   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lancaster Airport(ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]   LNC   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phil L. Hudson Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mesquite Metro Airport(ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]   HQZ   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Terrell Muni. (ICAO: KTRL)   [Map]   TRL   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Midlothian - Waxahachie Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mid-Way Rgnl.(ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]   JWY   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Rosser.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rosser. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Addison Airport (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]   ADS   NNW   41 miles [66 km]
Fort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]   AFW   NW   62 miles [99.8 km]
Waco Rgnl. (ACT/KACT)   [Map]   ACT   SW   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ennis Muni.   [Map]   F41   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ferris Red Oak Muni.   [Map]   12T   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lancaster Airport(ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]   LNC   WNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phil L. Hudson Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mesquite Metro Airport(ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]   HQZ   NNW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Terrell Muni. (ICAO: KTRL)   [Map]   TRL   NNE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Midlothian - Waxahachie Muni.   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mid-Way Rgnl.(ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]   JWY   W   26 miles [41.8 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lancaster Airport   (ICAO: KLNC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mesquite Metro Airport   (ICAO: KHQZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Terrell Muni.   (ICAO: KTRL)   [Map]
        Website for Terrell Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid-Way Rgnl.   (ICAO: KJWY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Exec.   (RBD/KRBD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Corsicana Muni.   (ICAO: KCRS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rockwall Muni.   (ICAO: KF46)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.   (GRK/KGRK)   [Map]
        Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Austin - Bergstrom Intl.   (AUS/KAUS)   [Map]
        Website for Austin - Bergstrom International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
        Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Addison Airport   (ICAO: KADS)   [Map]
        Website for Addison Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Worth Alliance Airport   (AFW/KAFW)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Worth Alliance Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Waco Rgnl.   (ACT/KACT)   [Map]
        Website for Waco Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kaufman County: www.kaufmancounty.net/

The official website for State of Texas: www.texas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rosser.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rosser. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosser) 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 Rosser. 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 Rosser

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosser. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4582, Longitude: -96.4520     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosser have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rosser), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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