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Welcome to Centre Ridge ...
So far, we 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.
The location of Centre Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Centre Ridge, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
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.<4>.
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).
The location where Centre Ridge once stood is in the (334) area code.
Communities near Centre Ridge ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Centre Ridge.
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 Centre Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Centre Ridge.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Centre Ridge.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Centre Ridge. See our Newspapers Page for Centre Ridge.
Adding Centre Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Centre Ridge in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Centre Ridge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Centre Ridge.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024