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About Stone Ridge
Stone Ridge is located in Madison County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Stone Ridge
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Stone Ridge
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Stone Ridge (By-County)
-census   Census information for Stone Ridge
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Stone Ridge
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Stone Ridge
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Stone Ridge
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Stone Ridge
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Stone Ridge
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Stone Ridge
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Stone Ridge
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 256, 938) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Stone Ridge, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or expects to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary for all calls, even if local. There are different types of Overlays, with each of the different Overlays having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Stone Ridge has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '147291'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Stone Ridge.