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Welcome to Rock Ridge ...

Rock Ridge is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

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

Rock Ridge is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Rock Ridge: (205)

Communities Also Named Rock Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Rock Ridge - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Manitoba and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Rock Ridge ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Rock Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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    • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
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    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Rock Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
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      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Rock Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
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      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Rock Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Rock Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
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      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Rock Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<5>
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Rock Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rock Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Jefferson, 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 Rock 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 from Point A (ie- Rock Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5493, Longitude: -86.6528       In this case, the coordinates for Rock 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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