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The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Rosa is approximately 139 (1990), 316 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 56 (1990), 120 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rosa is 3.3 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.015 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rosa to Washington DC is 649 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 113 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rosa is positioned 33.98 degrees north of the equator and 86.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.


northeast of Birmingham in central Alabama
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History & History Related Items

Ellis Bynam named the settlement where he lived after his girl friend, Rosa Honey, who lived in the Mt. Moriah area. The earliest church was established in 1887 in a pine grove. It was named Pine Grove Church. The town of Rosa was organized in April 1970. Glendon Ray was the first mayor.
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