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Welcome to Roseland ...

Roseland is located in Nelson County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Roseland, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1836.

Roseland is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Roseland is located in the (434) area code.

Communities Also Named Roseland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Roseland - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Roseland ...

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

  • Amherst
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Lowesville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Shipman
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shipman
    • Shipman is located in Nelson County
  • New Glasgow
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Glasgow
    • New Glasgow is located in Amherst County
  • Old Myndus
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Myndus
    • Old Myndus is located in Nelson County
  • Monitor
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monitor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
    • Monitor is located in Amherst County
  • Sandidges
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandidges have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandidges
    • Sandidges is located in Amherst County
  • Adial
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adial
    • Adial is located in Nelson County
  • Buffalo Springs
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Springs
    • Buffalo Springs is located in Nelson County
  • Nellysford
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roseland ...

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

Adding Roseland to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roseland 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 Roseland was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Roseland post office opened in 1836.

We also found Roseland in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Roseland.

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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