Roscoe, seen from the east along U.S. Highway 30
|• Total||0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)|
|• Land||0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||3,173 ft (967 m)|
|• Density||400/sq mi (154.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||832680|
Roscoe is in east-central Keith County in the valley of the South Platte River. Its altitude is 3,173 feet (967 m) above sea level. U.S. Route 30 passes through the community, leading west 7 miles (11 km) to Ogallala, the Keith county seat, and east 12 miles (19 km) to Paxton. Nebraska Link 51B leads south 1 mile (1.6 km) across the South Platte River to Interstate 80 at Exit 133.
Roscoe had its start in the 1870s when the railroad was extended to that point.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Roscoe CDP, Nebraska". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Roscoe, Nebraska
- Burr, George L.; Buck, O. O. (1921). History of Hamilton and Clay Counties, Nebraska. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 123.
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