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Rocky Ridge, Alabama
(Talladega County)

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Welcome to Rocky Ridge ...

Rocky Ridge is located in Talladega County.

A typical abbreviation for Rocky Ridge: Rocky Rdg. (or less commonly used: Rocky Rdge. or Rocky Ridg.)

Rocky Ridge is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Rocky Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Rocky Ridge (for example, toward Ephesus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Rocky Ridge ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rocky Ridge and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Argo   [Map]   4,196   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,936   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,524   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,554   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rocky Ridge.

Communities Also Named Rocky Ridge ...

While we believe that this Rocky Ridge is located in Talladega County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Rocky Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Marshall County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 10 communities that are also named Rocky Ridge - they are located in Maryland, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rocky Ridge.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rocky Ridge. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rocky Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rocky Ridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rocky Ridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Rocky Ridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Rocky Ridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rocky Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rocky Ridge.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rocky Ridge. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rocky Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rocky Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4968, Longitude: -86.2839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rocky Ridge.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rocky Ridge.



 
 
 

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