Rosedale, West Virginia

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Rosedale, West Virginia
Rosedale is located in West Virginia
Rosedale is located in the United States
Coordinates: 38°44′21″N 80°56′34″W / 38.73917°N 80.94278°W / 38.73917; -80.94278Coordinates: 38°44′21″N 80°56′34″W / 38.73917°N 80.94278°W / 38.73917; -80.94278
CountryUnited States
StateWest Virginia
CountyBraxton and Gilmer
778 ft (237 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1546077[1]

Rosedale is an unincorporated community in Braxton and Gilmer counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It lies along the Right Fork Steer Creek,[2] at an elevation of 778 feet (237 m).

The community was named after wild rose bushes near the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rosedale, West Virginia
  2. ^ West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1997. p. 44. ISBN 0-89933-246-3.
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 541.