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Welcome to Ridgebury ...

Ridgebury is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

Ridgebury is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ridgebury: (203) and (475)<4>

Websites for Ridgebury ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.businessfairfield.com/

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

Adding Ridgebury 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 Ridgebury 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 Ridgebury 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 Ridgebury on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ridgebury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ridgebury - they are located in New York and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Ridgebury ...

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

  • Stamford [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamford
    • Stamford [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ridgebury
    • 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
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ridgebury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
  • Norwalk [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ridgebury
    • 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
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgebury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danbury [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgebury
      • 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
    • Fairfield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgebury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Yorktown [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
      • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgebury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
    • Trumbull [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trumbull
      • Trumbull [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgebury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumbull have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumbull
    • Carmel [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carmel
      • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Ridgebury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ridgebury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgebury ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Fairfield County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgebury. 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 Ridgebury - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgebury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgebury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3607, Longitude: -73.5243       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgebury 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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