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Rossville is a city in Walker County, in the Chattanooga metro area.

The community was named after John Ross, president of the Cherokee nation

The latitude of Rossville is 34.983N. The longitude is -85.286W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,406.


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Median household income
Local
$23,612
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rossville demographic reports
Rossville is near the Tennessee border
Former and merged names include:
· Popular Springs
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.6 per 1,000 people.
Rossville received national attention for the local arrest in 1985 of Bruce Carroll Pierce, for the slaying of radio talk-show host Allen Berg. Pierce had just stepped out of a van loaded with grenades, bombs, machine guns, automatic weapons, dynamite, blasting caps and a crossbow and arrows
Historic sites and museums: John Ross House

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9% of Rossville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rossville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rossville was $14,175, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Rossville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rossville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $616.


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Libraries in Rossville include Rossville Public Library ... View libraries

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Walker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rossville political report.

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The average commute time for Rossville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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