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Welcome to Long Ridge ...

Long Ridge is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

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

Long Ridge is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Long Ridge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Long Ridge: (203) & (475)<4>

Websites for Long Ridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.businessfairfield.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Long Ridge, the following might be of interest:

Adding Long Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Long Ridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Long Ridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Long Ridge on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Long Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Long Ridge - they are located in Kentucky (2), North Carolina (2), South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Long Ridge ...

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

  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Long Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Long Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
  • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Long Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Long Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
      • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwalk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Clarkstown [Rockland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkstown
      • Clarkstown [Rockland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkstown
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Greenwich [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Fairfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Long Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Connecticut

About Fairfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Fairfield, 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 Long Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<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 from Point A (ie- Long Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1557, Longitude: -73.5962       In this case, the coordinates for Long 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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