A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Rocky Ridge, Alabama
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Rocky Ridge.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Rocky Ridge to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Rocky Ridge to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Rocky Ridge and extending to:
Communities Also Named Rocky Ridge ...
We have found 10 communities that share the name Rocky Ridge.
Within Alabama, there are 2 communities which are also named Rocky Ridge. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 8 communities in the United States and Canada - with 9 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Other Communities Located In Alabama
Distance: About 86 miles [138.4 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East.
Communities Outside of Alabama
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Distance: About 676 miles [1,087.9 km] to the Northeast.
Sainte Genevieve County
Distance: About 367 miles [590.6 km] to the North Northwest.
Distance: About 1,590 miles [2,558.9 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 793 miles [1,276.2 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 227 miles [365.3 km] to the North Northeast.
Distance: About 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km] to the West Northwest.
Distance: About 2,074 miles [3,337.8 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Rocky Ridge ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Rocky Ridge. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday April 3, 1918 and died in Burbank (California) on Sunday April 6, 2014 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Inez McConico Andrews
Singer, songwriter. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday April 14, 1929 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Wednesday December 19, 2012 at an age of 83. She was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery (Cook County, Illinois) [Map].
Frances Westerman Bergen
Actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Thursday September 14, 1922 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Monday October 2, 2006 at an age of 84. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Robert Randall 'Bobby' Bragan
Major League Baseball. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday October 30, 1917 and died in Fort Worth (Texas) on Thursday January 21, 2010 at an age of 92. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (Tarrant County, Texas) [Map].
Nell Carter (Born as Nell Ruth Hardy)
Singer, actress. She was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Monday September 13, 1948 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Thursday January 23, 2003 at an age of 54. She was buried at Hillside Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
William Joseph 'Bill' Cartridge
Actor. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Sunday October 4, 1914 and died in Santa Barbara (California) on Friday July 11, 1975 at an age of 60. He was buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California) [Map].
Musician - a member of 'The Temptations'. He was born in Fairfield (Alabama) on Wednesday February 3, 1943 and died in Chicago (Illinois) on Friday February 2, 2018 at an age of 75.
Louise Fletcher (Estelle Louise Fletcher)
Major League Baseball. He was born in Ramer (Alabama) on Tueday December 20, 1949 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 31, 2018 at an age of 68.
Tod Griffin (Born as Arthur Griffin)
Actor. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Wednesday January 15, 1919 and died in Bishop (California) on Tueday April 23, 2002 at an age of 83.
Sidney Louis Gunter, Jr.
Musician, songwriter. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Friday February 27, 1925 and died on Friday March 15, 2013 at an age of 88. He was buried at Santa Fe National Cemetery (Santa Fe County, New Mexico) [Map].
Gilbert Roland 'Gil' Hill
Actor, police officer. He was born in Birmingham (Alabama) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Monday February 29, 2016 (which is Leap Day) at an age of 84. He was buried at Trinity Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan) [Map].
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Jan 2019