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Roslyn, Washington

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Welcome to Roslyn ...

The city of Roslyn is located in Kittitas County<1>.

The pronunciation of Roslyn: RAHZ-lin<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roslyn has a population of 953 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Roslyn.

Roslyn is 4,110 feet [1,253 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Roslyn is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The ZIP code for Roslyn: 98941<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roslyn had an population of 953 people. This is an increase of 6.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roslyn had a population of 893 people. This makes Roslyn the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Roslyn represents 0.01% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 893 people, the population of Roslyn decreased 12.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,017 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roslyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Roslyn - they are located in Illinois, Maryland, New York (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Roslyn ...

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

  • Pine Glen [Kittitas County]
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    • Pine Glen [Kittitas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Roslyn
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  • Teanaway [Kittitas County]
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    • Teanaway [Kittitas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Roslyn
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teanaway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Easton [Kittitas County]
  • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County]
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    • Cabin Creek [Kittitas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Roslyn
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty [Kittitas County]
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      • Liberty [Kittitas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Roslyn
      • Former names for Liberty:
      • Meaghersville
      • Williams Creek
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    • Martin [Kittitas County]
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      • Martin [Kittitas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Roslyn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Thorp [Kittitas County]
    • Snoqualmie Pass [Kittitas County]
    • Lester [King County] - Historic
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      • Lester [King County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of Roslyn
    • Ellensburg [Kittitas County]
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      • Ellensburg [Kittitas County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Roslyn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,576 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellensburg<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roslyn ...

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

Adding Roslyn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roslyn 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 Roslyn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Roslyn on a map titled Auto Trails Map of Washington (1925).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Kittitas County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kittitas County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Kittitas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Roslyn. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roslyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roslyn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Roslyn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roslyn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Roslyn) 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 Roslyn. 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 RoslynOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roslyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2247, Longitude: -120.9950    
<7>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.
<8>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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