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Welcome to Ripley ...

Ripley is located in Limestone County<1>.

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

Ripley is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ripley: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Ripley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Ripley - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ripley ...

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

  • Decatur [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 54,445 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Athens [Limestone County]
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    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
  • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
    • Flint City [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint City
      • Flint City [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ripley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint City
    • North Courtland [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Courtland
      • North Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Courtland
    • Courtland [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
    • Hillsboro [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
    • Elkmont [Limestone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkmont
      • Elkmont [Limestone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkmont<6>

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 Ripley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ripley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ripley. 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 Ripley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ripley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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 Limestone, 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 Ripley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ripley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ripley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7620, Longitude: -87.1208       In this case, the coordinates for Ripley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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