Rossville, Tennessee Real Estate and Community

Rossville is a small Tennessee town located in Fayette County. The 2014 population is estimated to be 700 residents. Since the year 2000, the population has risen 48 percent and the value of Rossville real estate is largely responsible for that.

The Town of Rossville is located within the lower south-west limit of the state of Tennessee. The area where Rossville homes are located was first named La Fayette after a statesmen and French General named Marquis de La Fayette. However, the present location for Rossville real estate was given for city expansion purposes by Thomas M. Ross in 1859, where it derives its current name. Today, Rossville homes for sale have been built less than 30 miles from Memphis, Tennessee and are located within the Fayette County Area. Become a Rossville homeowner and have easy access to nearby cities, such as Moscow, Piperton, Somerville, La Grange and Grand Junction.

Rossville Real Estate

Current trends for Rossville real estate include home sales that are at or below market. Because many opportunities for Rossville real estate have seen a decrease in overall prices, the Rossville home buyer can find many bargains including foreclosures and short sales. Even so, many Rossville homes and Rossville properties are designed with both traditional construction and Green building techniques and many include split-bedroom floor plans, multiple cooling and heating systems, professionally landscaped grounds and state-of-the-art kitchens. Many single family homes within Rossville, Tennessee range from $119,000 to $545,000. However, home buyers that want luxury Homes for sale in Rossville can find homes that range from the low $600,000 to over $850,000. Home buyers can also find many spacious 3-bedroom, 4-bedroom and 5-bedroom properties with interior space ranging from 3,000 square feet to well over 6,000 square feet.

Rossville Community

Many enjoy the community of Rossville  because it provides access to many Memphis, Tennessee events and Fayette County Area events. For instance, many attend the Memphis Area Annual Spring Fest, the Olive Branch Oktoberfest and the Annual Fayette County Cotton Festival. Additionally, many love attending events in nearby cities, such as the Annual Christmas Parade in Somerville, Festival and Car Show in Bartlett and the St. Francis of Assissi Fall Festival in Cordova as well as the recreational opportunities provided by the Wolf River Conservancy. This natural park offers hiking and biking, paddling and scenic greenways and many beautiful trails near Rossville homes. Realtor© Lola Putt will direct home buyers to public schools within Fayette County School District or private schools within the area. The Rossville home buyer also has access to higher education opportunities within the area, including Fayette County Career Center, Southwest Tennessee Community College and Fayette-Ware Vocational School.


Rossville is one of the oldest towns in the county and was named after one of the early settlers who donated the property in 1859. Union soldiers used the town as an encampment during the Civil War and destroyed the town. The town did rebuild and began to prosper as settlers began to flock to the area. The first school was built in 1866 and replaced in 1899. The first church was built in 1870 by the Baptists and offered services for both Methodists and Baptists. The town was incorporated in 1903.


Rossville is served by the Fayette County School District, a public school system. The district operates 10 schools and educates children in grades Pre-K through grade 12. The graduation rate is higher than the graduation rate in the state and that speaks well for the school district.

Parks and Recreation

The active family interested in Rossville TN real estate will appreciate the parks and recreational opportunities in Rossville and the surrounding Fayette County area. The recreational opportunities available include playgrounds and tot lots, sports fields and picnic areas. There are several facilities available for rent that is ideal for family or corporate events.

Attractions and Activities

Families with children will appreciate the activities available for children. The town and surrounding area includes family fun centers, miniature golf, art studios, nature centers, Children’s Museum and zoo, paintball and a State Park that offers camping, fishing and hiking.


Rossville and the surrounding area are home to a number of events. Home buyers will find a variety of holiday celebrations and festivities offered in the area. These festivals include great events such as the New Years Eve First Night. Seasonal events including Farmer’s Markets, street fairs and family oriented events are always great fun to attend as well.  

For more information on the real estate and community of Rossville, Tennessee, contact Lola today at (901) 413-1320 or at Also, learn about the surrounding areas of Piperton, Collierville and Oakland to find the perfect neighborhood for you.
Lola Putt
Lola Putt
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1930 Exeter Road Germantown TN 38138