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1890 Communities Near Rosedale ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Rosedale in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Rosedale.

Beauty   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosedale
 - Beauty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beckwith   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Beckwith had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beury   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosedale
 - Beury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caperton   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 562 people
 - Caperton had a post office and railroad service
 
Claremont   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosedale
 - Claremont had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Dempsey   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Dempsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dimmock   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosedale
 - Dimmock had railroad service and no post office
 
East Sewell   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While East Sewell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rosedale
 - East Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Edmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosedale
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosedale
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,772 people in 2017)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fire Creek   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Fire Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Fire Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Gatewood   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Rosedale
 - Gatewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keeneys Creek   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosedale
 - Keeneys Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Kincaid   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosedale
 - Kincaid had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lansing   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosedale
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Rosedale
 - Mossy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hope   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Rosedale
 - Mount Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nuttalburg   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nuttalburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 342 people
 - Nuttalburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Hill   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 8,338 people in 2017)
 - Oak Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rush Run   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rush Run was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Rosedale
 - Rush Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Rosedale
 - Sewell had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnyside   (Fayette County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunnyside was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - Sunnyside had railroad service and no post office
 
Thurmond   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosedale
 - Thurmond had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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: 37.9993, Longitude: -81.1404     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosedale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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