Rosalia, Kansas

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Rosalia, Kansas
Unincorporated Community
Post office and fire station (2012)
Post office and fire station (2012)
Rosalia is located in Kansas
Rosalia
Rosalia
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 37°48′55″N 96°37′11″W / 37.81528°N 96.61972°W / 37.81528; -96.61972Coordinates: 37°48′55″N 96°37′11″W / 37.81528°N 96.61972°W / 37.81528; -96.61972[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Butler
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,519 ft (463 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 171
 • Density 130/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67132
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-61100 [1]
GNIS feature ID 0474623 [1]

Rosalia is an unincorporated community and CDP in Butler County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 171.[2]

History[edit]

Rosalia was platted in 1883. The town was named by its first postmaster for his wife.[3]

In June 2014, Symphony In The Flint Hills was held a few miles northeast of Rosalia with over 7000 in attendance.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Rosalia is located at 37°48′55″N 96°37′11″W / 37.81528°N 96.61972°W / 37.81528; -96.61972 (37.8152985, -96.6197416),[1] in the scenic Flint Hills, roughly 13 miles (21 km) east of El Dorado.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rosalia has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[6]

Government[edit]

Rosalia has a post office with ZIP code 67132.[7] The post office was established in 1870.[8]

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Education[edit]

Rosalia is served by USD 482 Dighton Public Schools.[9]

Rosalia High School was closed through school unification. The Rosalia High School mascot was Cardinals.[10]

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