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(Middlesex County)

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Welcome to Ridgewood ...

Ridgewood is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

Ridgewood is near sea level<3>.

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

Ridgewood is within the (860) area code.

Websites for Ridgewood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Ridgewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Connecticut communities named Ridgewood: This one is located in Middlesex County and the other is located in New London County.

Beyond Connecticut, there are 42 communities that are also named Ridgewood - they are located in Alabama (3), California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (4), Georgia (4), Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ridgewood ...

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

  • East Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Haven
    • East Haven [New Haven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ridgewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,569 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Haven
  • Branford [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branford
    • Branford [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Ridgewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branford
  • North Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Haven
    • North Haven [New Haven County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ridgewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,683 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Haven
  • Southold [Suffolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southold
    • Southold [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ridgewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,170 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southold
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guilford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford
      • Guilford [New Haven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • Waterford [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterford
      • Waterford [New London County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterford
    • East Lyme [New London County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Lyme
      • East Lyme [New London County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Lyme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Lyme
    • Madison [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • North Branford [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Branford
      • North Branford [New Haven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,146 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Branford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Branford
    • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Saybrook
      • Old Saybrook [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ridgewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Saybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Saybrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgewood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Connecticut

About Middlesex County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgewood. 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 Middlesex, 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 Ridgewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ridgewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2595, Longitude: -72.5095       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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