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Welcome to Big Ridge ...

Big Ridge is located in Walker County.

The location of Big Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Big Ridge is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Big Ridge is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities near Big Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the North (N) of Big Ridge

Adamsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Big Ridge

Located in Jefferson County

Sumiton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Big Ridge

Graysville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Big Ridge

Located in Jefferson County

Cordova   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of Big Ridge

Carbon Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Big Ridge

Dora   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Big Ridge

Sylvan Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Big Ridge

Located in Jefferson County

Oakman   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Big Ridge

West Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Big Ridge

Located in Jefferson County

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

Communities Also Named Big Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Big Ridge - they are located in Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina and Nova Scotia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Ridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big 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 Big Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Ridge ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Ridge. The point we use 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).

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