Rosedale, Washington

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Rosedale, Washington
CDP
Rosedale, Washington is located in Washington (state)
Rosedale, Washington
Rosedale, Washington
Coordinates: 47°20′27″N 122°37′59″W / 47.34083°N 122.63306°W / 47.34083; -122.63306Coordinates: 47°20′27″N 122°37′59″W / 47.34083°N 122.63306°W / 47.34083; -122.63306
Country  United States
State  Washington
County Pierce County, Washington
Area
 • Total 12.0 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Elevation 146 m (479 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,044
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone Pacific
Area code(s) 253

Rosedale is a CDP located in Pierce County, Washington.

A post office called Rosedale was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1918.[1] The community was named for roses near the original town site.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In 2010, it had a population of 4,044 inhabitants. 1,478 are male. 2,566 are female.[3]

Geography[edit]

Rosedale is located at coordinates 47°20′27″N 122°37′59″W.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Meany, Edmond S. (1923). Origin of Washington geographic names. Seattle: University of Washington Press. p. 249. 
  3. ^ "Rosedale, Washington". Retrieved 20 August 2014.