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Welcome to Blue Ridge ...

Blue Ridge is located in Elmore County<1>.

The location of Blue Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

Blue Ridge is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Blue Ridge: (334)

Communities Also Named Blue Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Blue Ridge - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Blue Ridge ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blue Ridge.

  • Montgomery [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Blue Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 198,525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<5>
  • Prattville [Autauga County]
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    • Prattville [Autauga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Blue Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattville<5>
  • Millbrook [Elmore County]
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    • Millbrook [Elmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Blue Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millbrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millbrook<5>
  • Pike Road [Montgomery County]
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    • Pike Road [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Blue Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Road have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Road
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pike Road<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wetumpka [Elmore County]
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      • Wetumpka [Elmore County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,371 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetumpka<5>
    • Tallassee [Elmore County]
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      • Tallassee [Elmore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallassee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallassee<5>
    • Elmore [Elmore County]
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      • Elmore [Elmore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmore<5>
    • Coosada [Elmore County]
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      • Coosada [Elmore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coosada have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coosada<5>
    • Deatsville [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deatsville
      • Deatsville [Elmore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deatsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deatsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deatsville<5>
    • Eclectic [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eclectic
      • Eclectic [Elmore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Blue Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eclectic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eclectic<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blue Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blue Ridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blue Ridge.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Ridge. See our Newspapers Page for Blue Ridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Blue 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 Blue Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Ridge.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Elmore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Ridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4926, Longitude: -86.1905       In this case, the coordinates for Blue Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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