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Welcome to River Ridge ...

River Ridge is located in Floyd County.

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

River Ridge is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel west from River Ridge (for example, toward Gaylesville (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for River Ridge: (706) & (762)<2>

Communities near River Ridge ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Adairsville   [Map]   4,816   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Aragon   [Map]   1,242   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,154   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedartown   [Map]   9,799   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Euharlee   [Map]   4,293   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kingston   [Map]   654   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named River Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named River Ridge - they are located in Alabama (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around River Ridge. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of River Ridge. 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 River Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for River Ridge ...

Looking for more information about River Ridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about River Ridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to River Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for River Ridge.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) River Ridge. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for Floyd County: www.floydcountyga.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around River Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for River Ridge.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in River Ridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- River Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2298, Longitude: -85.2163     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for River Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for River Ridge.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for River Ridge.