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Rocky Ridge, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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Welcome to Rocky Ridge ...

Rocky Ridge is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

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

Rocky Ridge is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Rocky Ridge ...

While we believe that this Rocky Ridge is located in Marshall County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Rocky Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Talladega County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 10 communities that are also named Rocky Ridge - they are located in Maryland, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Rocky Ridge ...

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

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntersville
    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Rocky Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<6>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Rocky Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<6>
  • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Rocky Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
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      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<6>
    • Grant [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Rocky Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<6>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Rocky Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Rocky Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<6>
    • Section [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Section
      • Section [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Rocky Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Section
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Section<6>
    • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Groves
      • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Rocky Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Groves

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rocky Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Marshall, 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 Rocky Ridge - 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 '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- Rocky Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5959, Longitude: -86.2750       In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Ridge 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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