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Welcome to Sandy Ridge ...

Sandy Ridge is located in Lowndes County<1>.

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

Sandy Ridge is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Sandy Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Sandy Ridge - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Sandy Ridge ...

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

  • Greenville [Butler County]
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    • Greenville [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Sandy Ridge
    • Former name for Greenville: Buttsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<4>
  • Fort Deposit [Lowndes County]
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    • Fort Deposit [Lowndes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Sandy Ridge
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,155 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Deposit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Deposit<4>
  • Mosses [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosses
    • Mosses [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
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  • Hayneville [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayneville
    • Hayneville [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 784 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayneville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gordonville [Lowndes County]
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      • Gordonville [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordonville
    • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County]
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      • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowndesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesboro<4>
    • Petrey [Crenshaw County]
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      • Petrey [Crenshaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Sandy Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petrey
    • Davenport [Lowndes County]
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      • Davenport [Lowndes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Sandy Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Letohatchee [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Letohatchee
      • Letohatchee [Lowndes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Sandy Ridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Letohatchee
    • Highland Home [Crenshaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Home
      • Highland Home [Crenshaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Sandy Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Home have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Home<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Lowndes County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sandy 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 Lowndes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandy Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Sandy Ridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sandy Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandy Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0220, Longitude: -86.4523    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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