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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.

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Arnettsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Arnettsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bald Hill (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Bald Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowlby   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosedale
 - Bowlby had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Cassville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosedale
 - Cassville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Davistown (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Davistown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dellslow   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosedale
 - Dellslow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dilliner (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - Dilliner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunkard (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Dunkard had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Easton   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Fairchance (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 1,092 people (with 1,902 people in 2017)
 - Fairchance had a post office and railroad service
 
Fayette (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - Fayette had railroad service and no post office
 
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Georgetown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 84 people
 - Georgetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hagans   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rosedale
 - Hagans had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holman   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosedale
 - Holman had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Laurel Point   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Laurel Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Falls   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosedale
 - Little Falls had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowsville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Lowsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Mapletown (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 134 people
 - Mapletown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mooresville   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Mooresville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morgantown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 1,011 people (with 30,547 people in 2017)
 - Morgantown had a post office and railroad service
 
Morris Crossroads (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Morris Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Morris (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 510 people
 - Mount Morris had a post office and no railroad service
 
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New Geneva (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 299 people
 - New Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Old Frame (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Old Frame had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Point Marion (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 1,117 people in 2017)
 - Point Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Randall   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Randall had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Stewartstown   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Stewartstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Uffington   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Uffington had a post office and railroad service
 
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Wiley (PA)   (Greene County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Rosedale
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Wiley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winstead (PA)   (Fayette County (PA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rosedale
 - Winstead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Worley   (Monongalia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Rosedale
 - Worley had a post office and no railroad service

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Rosedale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 39.6867, Longitude: -79.9651     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosedale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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