About Big Ridge (Click for our profile page)
Located in: Walker County (see below)
Typical Abbreviation: Big Rdg.
Time Zone: Big Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)
Telephone Area Code: (205)
Elevation: 440 feet [134.11 m] above sea level<1>
GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>
For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Big Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7448, Longitude: -87.2367 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Big Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds
|Lat: ||33° 44' 41"|
|Lon: ||-87° 14' 12"|
Name of USGS Topo Map:<3> Goodsprings
Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Big Ridge
|GNIS ID: 114310 |
|FIPS State / Place Code: 01 / 06430 |
(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Big Ridge)