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River Ridge, Alabama
(Pike County)

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Welcome to River Ridge ...

River Ridge is located in Pike County<1>.

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

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

River Ridge is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave River Ridge and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for River Ridge: (334)

Communities Also Named River Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named River Ridge: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Monroe County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 7 communities that are also named River Ridge - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana and Utah.

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

Communities near River Ridge ...

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

  • Troy [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy [Pike County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of River Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Luverne [Crenshaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luverne
    • Luverne [Crenshaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of River Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,744 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<5>
  • Brundidge [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brundidge
    • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of River Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<5>
  • Rutledge [Crenshaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
    • Rutledge [Crenshaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of River Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 449 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goshen [Pike County]
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      • Goshen [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of River Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<5>
    • Glenwood [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
      • Glenwood [Crenshaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of River Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<5>
    • Banks [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of River Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<5>
    • Petrey [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
      • Petrey [Crenshaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of River Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petrey
    • Meeksville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
      • Meeksville [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of River Ridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meeksville
    • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mossy Grove Village
      • Mossy Grove Village [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of River Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mossy Grove Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mossy Grove Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for River Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Pike, 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 River 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- River Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8257, Longitude: -86.0222       In this case, the coordinates for River 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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