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Ridgewood Estates, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Ridgewood Estates ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Ridgewood Estates in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Ridgewood Estates.

Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Chalkville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Chalkville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Dunnavant   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Dunnavant had railroad service and no post office
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irondale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Irondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Leeds   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 11,936 people in 2015)
 - Leeds had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCombs   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - McCombs had railroad service and no post office
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Ridge   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Rock Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ruffner   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Trussville   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 462 people (with 21,023 people in 2015)
 - Trussville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vandiver   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Vandiver had a post office and railroad service
 
Weems   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - Weems had railroad service and no post office
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodward   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood Estates
 - 1895 population of 795 people
 - Woodward had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ridgewood Estates, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Ridgewood Estates. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ridgewood Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgewood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5945, Longitude: -86.5180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgewood Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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