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River Ridge, Alabama
(Pike County)

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The location of River Ridge









Welcome to River Ridge ...

River Ridge is located in Pike County.

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

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.<2>.

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

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

River Ridge is located in the (334) area code.

Communities near River Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from River Ridge and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Banks   [Map]   168   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Meeksville   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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.

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 River 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 River 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 River Ridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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: www.alabama.gov/


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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for River Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for River Ridge.

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