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Centre Ridge, Alabama

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Welcome to Centre Ridge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Centre Ridge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Centre Ridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Centre Ridge, please Contact Us.

Centre Ridge would have been located within present day Pike County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Centre Ridge is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Centre Ridge was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Centre Ridge would have been located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Centre Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Troy   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Centre Ridge

Elba   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Centre Ridge

Located in Coffee County

Luverne   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Centre Ridge

Located in Crenshaw County

Brundidge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Centre Ridge

New Brockton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Centre Ridge

Located in Coffee County

Brantley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Centre Ridge

Located in Crenshaw County

Ariton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Centre Ridge

Located in Dale County

Goshen   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Centre Ridge

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Centre Ridge

Located in Crenshaw County

Banks   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Centre Ridge

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

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

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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 Centre Ridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Centre Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Centre Ridge) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centre Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6363, Longitude: -85.9722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centre Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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