Rosalia, Kansas

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Rosalia, Kansas
Post office, fire station and a ACA Allertor. (2012)
Post office, fire station and a ACA Allertor. (2012)
KDOT map of Butler County (legend)
Rosalia is located in Kansas
Rosalia
Rosalia
Rosalia is located in the US
Rosalia
Rosalia
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]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyButler
Platted1883
Area
 • Total1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,519 ft (463 m)
Population
 • Total171
 • Density130/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67132
Area code620
FIPS code20-61100 [1]
GNIS feature ID474623 [1]

Rosalia is an unincorporated community in Butler County, Kansas, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 171.[2] It is located approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of El Dorado.

History[edit]

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

In 2014 and 2018, the Symphony In The Flint Hills, an outdoor symphony music event, was held a few miles northeast of Rosalia. In 2014, the attendance was over 7000 people.[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 12 miles (19 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]

Demographics[edit]

Rosalia is designated a Census-Designated Place (CDP) by the United States Census Bureau. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 171.[2]

Government[edit]

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

Education[edit]

Rosalia is served by Flinthills USD 492 school district. The Flinthills High School mascot is the Mustangs.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Rosalia, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rosalia CDP, Kansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Mooney, Vol. P. (1916). History of Butler County Kansas. Standard Publishing Company. p. 211.
  4. ^ KC Symphony performs in Flint Hills, with plenty of help for the wind section; The Kansas City Star; June 14, 2014.
  5. ^ Symphony In The Flint Hills.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Rosalia, Kansas
  7. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  8. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961, page 2 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Rosalia High School". E-YEARBOOK.COM. Retrieved 10 January 2017.

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