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(San Juan County)

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The location of Rosario









Welcome to Rosario ...

Rosario is located on Orca Island.

Rosario is located in San Juan County.

The location of Rosario has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Rosario: roh-ZAHR-eeoh<2>

Rosario is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rosario is located in the (360) area code.

Communities near Rosario ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rosario and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Anacortes   [Map]   16,953   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bellingham   [Map]   89,045   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Deer Harbor   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Ferndale   [Map]   14,026   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Friday Harbor   [Map]   2,407   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lopez   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rosario.

Communities Also Named Rosario ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Rosario: This one is located in San Juan County and the other is located in Skagit County.

Beyond Washington, there are 4 communities that are also named Rosario - they are located in and New Mexico (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rosario. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rosario. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rosario.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rosario:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosario ...

Looking for more information about Rosario? 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.

Looking for more information about Rosario? 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 Rosario, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rosario.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About San Juan County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for San Juan County: www.co.san-juan.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rosario. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosario - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- Rosario) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosario. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6487, Longitude: -122.8760     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosario have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rosario.

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