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Rossville is a city in Shawnee County, in the Topeka metro area.
The community was named for Wallace and Edmund Ross, brothers who settled here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Rossville. For links to other places called Rossville, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rossville is 39.136N. The longitude is -95.951W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,001.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rossville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shawnee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Topeka area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66533 ZIP code.
26% of Rossville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rossville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rossville was $20,103, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Rossville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rossville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $817.
Libraries in Rossville include Rossville Community Library ... View libraries
Shawnee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rossville political report.
The average commute time for Rossville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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