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Rosbys Rock, West Virginia

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Census Data for Rosbys Rock ...

As far as we can tell, Rosbys Rock<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Rosbys Rock, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Wheeling27,375   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

Marshall County ...

Rosbys Rock is located in Marshall County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Marshall County.

Population Rings for Rosbys Rock ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Rosbys Rock and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Rosbys Rock. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Rosbys Rock, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]310,307-5.53%
10 mi   [16 km]818,498-5.03%
15 mi   [24 km]1434,143-4.31%
20 mi   [32 km]2678,840-3.88%
25 mi   [40 km]4391,499-3.81%
30 mi   [48 km]64113,949-3.63%

Miscellaneous Information for Rosbys Rock ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Marshall County or the community of Rosbys Rock:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Rosbys Rock:

GNIS ID for Rosbys Rock: 1546066

GNIS ID for Marshall County: 1717539

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 051 (Marshall County)

Place Code: 70228 (Rosbys Rock)

State & County Code: 54/051 (West Virginia / Marshall County)

State & Place Code: 54/70228 (West Virginia / Rosbys Rock)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Rosbys Rock is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Rosbys Rock.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Rosbys Rock may originally have been Rosby's Rock. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Rosbys Rock might be written as Rosby Rock. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Rosbys Rock.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rosbys Rock. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rosbys Rock) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosbys Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8415, Longitude: -80.7120     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosbys Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rosbys Rock.