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Rosina, West Virginia

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Census Data for Rosina ...

So far, we have found very little information about Rosina. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Rosina to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Rosina, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Rosina 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 Rosina, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
 Charleston49,138   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
 South Charleston12,859   W   23 miles [37 km]
 Saint Albans10,553   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Oak Hill8,544   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Dunbar7,543   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Nitro6,686   W   29 miles [46.7 km]

Kanawha County ...

Rosina is located in Kanawha County.

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

Population Rings for Rosina ...

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

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]21,173-4.4%
15 mi   [24 km]107,639-4.29%
20 mi   [32 km]1662,837-4.38%
25 mi   [40 km]2089,525-4.29%
30 mi   [48 km]26118,604-3.53%

Miscellaneous Information for Rosina ...

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 Kanawha County or the community of Rosina:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Rosina: 1742174

GNIS ID for Kanawha County: 1550026

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

Misc. Census Codes ...

Rosina would have been 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 Rosina.

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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 Rosina, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Rosina. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosina) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4018, Longitude: -81.2804     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rosina 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 Rosina.