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Welcome to Rosalia ...

The town of Rosalia is located in Whitman County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Rosalia, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1872.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rosalia has a population of 559 people<2> (see below for details).

Rosalia is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Rosalia is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Rosalia lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Rosalia is within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Rosalia: 99170<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rosalia had an population of 559 people. This is an increase of 1.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rosalia had a population of 550 people. This makes Rosalia the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 550 people, the population of Rosalia decreased 15.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 648 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rosalia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Rosalia - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Rosalia ...

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

  • Tekoa
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Fairfield
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Garfield
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Saint John
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Rockford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Oakesdale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakesdale
    • Oakesdale is located in Whitman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
  • Spangle
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Malden
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Latah
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Farmington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosalia ...

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

Adding Rosalia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rosalia 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 Rosalia was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Rosalia post office opened in 1872.

We also found Rosalia in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Rosalia.

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

The official website for Whitman County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rosalia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosalia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Rosalia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rosalia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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