Rossville, Oklahoma

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Rossville
Unincorporated community
1905 map of Lincoln county showing the location of Rossville
1905 map of Lincoln county showing the location of Rossville
Rossville is located in Oklahoma
Rossville
Rossville
Rossville is located in the US
Rossville
Rossville
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°35′38″N 96°59′56″W / 35.59389°N 96.99889°W / 35.59389; -96.99889Coordinates: 35°35′38″N 96°59′56″W / 35.59389°N 96.99889°W / 35.59389; -96.99889
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Lincoln
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Rossville is a small rural community in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, on US Highway 177. The community had a post office from October 7, 1895, until February 15, 1907. Per Oklahoma Place Names it was named for Ross Thomas, a local resident.

The community consists of a store, a church, and several residential dwellings. The Rossville School was one mile south of the community and the Rossville cemetery is one mile south and a half-mile west of the community. Many of the buildings (including the store) were relocated back from the right-of-way when US 177 was constructed during the 1960s.

Sources[edit]

Shirk, George H.; Oklahoma Place Names; University of Oklahoma Press; Norman, Oklahoma; 1987: ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .