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Ridgewood, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Ridgewood ...

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 in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Ridgewood.

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ridgewood
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ridgewood
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ridgewood
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ridgewood
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ridgewood
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ridgewood
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Ridgewood
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ridgewood
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ridgewood
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ridgewood
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ridgewood
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ridgewood
 - Wingard had a post office and no railroad service

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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, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Ridgewood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ridgewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7921, Longitude: -85.9402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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