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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Rosedale.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Rosedale to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Rosedale to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Rosedale to:

  • Sutton [Map], which is the Seat of Braxton County, lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Rosedale to Sutton, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take 6 hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Charleston [Map], which is the State Capital of West Virginia, lies 45 miles [72.4 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 210 miles [338 km] to the East (E). Driving would take a little over three hours, a buggy would take 9 days and walking would take 12 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,067 miles [9,763.9 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,781 miles [10,913 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,657 miles [7,494.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Rosedale ...

We have found 67 communities that share the name Rosedale.

Within West Virginia, there are 2 communities which are also named Rosedale. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 65 communities in the United States and Canada - with 60 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in West Virginia

Communities outside of West Virginia


Other Communities Located In West Virginia

Fayette County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 52 miles [83.7 km] to the South Southwest

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 83 miles [133.6 km] to the Northeast


Communities Outside of West Virginia

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Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the Southwest

Tuscaloosa County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Tuscaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 532 miles [856.2 km] to the Southwest

Alberta

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,756 miles [2,826 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Crawford County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Crawford County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 766 miles [1,232.8 km] to the West

Howard County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Howard County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the West Southwest

Pulaski County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Pulaski County   [Map]
Distance: About 690 miles [1,110.4 km] to the West Southwest

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British Columbia

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 2,125 miles [3,419.9 km] to the Northwest

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California

Kern County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Kern County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 2,101 miles [3,381.2 km] to the West

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Colorado

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,305 miles [2,100.2 km] to the West

Weld County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Weld County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,265 miles [2,035.8 km] to the West Northwest

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Florida

Gadsden County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Gadsden County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the South Southwest

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 750 miles [1,207 km] to the South

Manatee County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Manatee County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Manatee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Georgia

Floyd County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 376 miles [605.1 km] to the Southwest

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Illinois

Jersey County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jersey County   [Map]
Distance: About 516 miles [830.4 km] to the West

Madison County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 491 miles [790.2 km] to the West

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Indiana

Parke County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Parke County   [Map]
Distance: About 344 miles [553.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Kansas

Clay County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Clay County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Clay County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wyandotte County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Wyandotte County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wyandotte County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Carter County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Carter County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Carter County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the West Southwest

Wolfe County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Wolfe County   [Map]
Distance: About 152 miles [244.6 km] to the West Southwest

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Louisiana

Assumption Parish

Our profile page for Rosedale, Assumption Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 834 miles [1,342.2 km] to the Southwest

Iberville Parish

Our profile page for Rosedale, Iberville Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 826 miles [1,329.3 km] to the Southwest

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Manitoba

Our profile page for Rosedale
Although located in , we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 240 miles [386.2 km] to the East

Frederick County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Chippewa County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Chippewa County   [Map]
Distance: About 554 miles [891.6 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Bolivar County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Bolivar County   [Map]
Distance: About 654 miles [1,052.5 km] to the West Southwest

Oktibbeha County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Oktibbeha County   [Map]
Distance: About 570 miles [917.3 km] to the Southwest

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Missouri

Saint Louis City

Our profile page for Rosedale, Saint Louis City
Although located in Saint Louis City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Nebraska

Boyd County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Boyd County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 963 miles [1,549.8 km] to the West Northwest

Hall County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Hall County   [Map]
Distance: About 939 miles [1,511.2 km] to the West Northwest

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 854 miles [1,374.4 km] to the Northeast

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New Jersey

Atlantic County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Atlantic County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the East Northeast

Camden County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Camden County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Camden County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Mercer County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Mercer County   [Map]
Distance: About 349 miles [561.7 km] to the East Northeast

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New Mexico

Socorro County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Socorro County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,506 miles [2,423.7 km] to the West

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New York

Queens County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Queens County   [Map]
Distance: About 405 miles [651.8 km] to the East Northeast

Westchester County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Westchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 407 miles [655 km] to the East Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,542 miles [2,481.6 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Beaufort County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Beaufort County   [Map]
Distance: About 303 miles [487.6 km] to the Southeast

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 1,117 miles [1,797.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Defiance County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Defiance County   [Map]
Distance: About 265 miles [426.5 km] to the Northwest

Madison County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 162 miles [260.7 km] to the Northwest

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Oklahoma

McClain County

Our profile page for Rosedale, McClain County   [Map]
Distance: About 934 miles [1,503.1 km] to the West

Oklahoma County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Oklahoma County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oklahoma County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Rosedale   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Oregon

Marion County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,183 miles [3,513.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Allegheny County   [Map]
Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the North Northeast

Bucks County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Bucks County   [Map]
Distance: About 318 miles [511.8 km] to the East Northeast

Chester County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Chester County   [Map]
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Fayette County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Fayette County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Greene County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Greene County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Greene County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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South Carolina

Greenville County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Greenville County   [Map]
Distance: About 276 miles [444.2 km] to the South Southwest

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Anderson County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the Southwest

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Texas

Falls County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Falls County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Falls County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 957 miles [1,540.1 km] to the Southwest

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Utah

Davis County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Davis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,638 miles [2,636.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Norfolk City

Our profile page for Rosedale, Norfolk City
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Norfolk City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Russell County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Russell County   [Map]
Distance: About 134 miles [215.7 km] to the South Southwest

Stafford County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Stafford County   [Map]
Distance: About 184 miles [296.1 km] to the East

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Washington

Pierce County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Pierce County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,158 miles [3,473 km] to the West Northwest

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Wisconsin

Eau Claire County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Eau Claire County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Eau Claire County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Monroe County

Our profile page for Rosedale, Monroe County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Monroe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Rosedale ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chapel   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East of Rosedale   [Map]
Chloe   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Dingy   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Euclid   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Floe   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Frametown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
German (Historic)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Home   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Hope (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lydia   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Mark (Historic)   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Normantown   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Progress (Historic)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Sand Ridge   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shock   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Stumptown   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Walnut   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Rosedale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosedale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosedale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7393, Longitude: -80.9429     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosedale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Rosedale to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 310.233 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 306.083 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 306.438 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rosedale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rosedale could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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