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Ridgeville, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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The location of Ridgeville

Welcome to Ridgeville ...

The town of Ridgeville is located in Etowah County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ridgeville has a population of 107 people<2> (see below for details).

Ridgeville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeville had a population of 112 people. This makes Ridgeville the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Ridgeville decreased 29.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 158 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ridgeville had an population of 107 people. This is a decrease of 4.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.28% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeville.

Communities near Ridgeville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ridgeville and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,291   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   5 miles [8 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ridgeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Ridgeville: This one is located in Etowah County and the other is located in Butler County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 17 communities that are also named Ridgeville - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Ridgeville. 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 Ridgeville. 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 Ridgeville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeville - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeville) 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 Ridgeville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0577, Longitude: -86.1035     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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