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Ringgold, Georgia

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The location of Ringgold

Welcome to Ringgold ...

The city of Ringgold is located in Catoosa County and is the County Seat for Catoosa County.

The location of Ringgold has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ringgold has a population of 3,608 people<2> (see below for details).

Ringgold is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Ringgold (for example, toward New Hope (TN)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Ringgold: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Ringgold: 30736<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ringgold had a population of 3,580 people (which is 5.6% of the total population of Catoosa County). This makes Ringgold the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ringgold represents 0.04% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,580 people, the population of Ringgold increased 47.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,422 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ringgold had an population of 3,608 people. This is an increase of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ringgold.

Communities Also Named Ringgold ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ringgold - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Ringgold ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ringgold. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ringgold. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ringgold. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ringgold:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ringgold ...

Looking for more information about Ringgold? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ringgold, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ringgold.

Communities near Ringgold ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Dalton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ringgold

Located in Whitfield County

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

East Brainerd   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Red Bank   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Collegedale   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Ringgold

Signal Terrace   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

Milbro Heights   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Hamilton County (TN)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ringgold.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Catoosa County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ringgold:

The official website for Catoosa County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ringgold.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ringgold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ringgold). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ringgold or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ringgold) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ringgold. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ringgold

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ringgold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9148, Longitude: -85.1227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ringgold have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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