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Welcome to Hickory Ridge ...

Hickory Ridge is located in Ogle County<1>.


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


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

Hickory Ridge is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hickory Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Hickory Ridge: (815) and (779)<4>

Communities Also Named Hickory Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Illinois communities named Hickory Ridge: This one is located in Ogle County and the other is located in Hancock County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 24 communities that are also named Hickory Ridge - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Delaware (3), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (3), Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Hickory Ridge ...

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

  • Dixon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Rochelle
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Byron
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Oregon
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Mount Morris
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Davis Junction
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Amboy
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amboy
    • Amboy is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,287 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amboy <5>
  • Kirkland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
    • Kirkland is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,717 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirkland <5>
  • Hillcrest
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillcrest
    • Hillcrest is located in Ogle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
  • Malta
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malta
    • Malta is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,161 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malta <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hickory Ridge ...

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

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

The official website for Ogle County: www.oglecounty.org/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Ogle, 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 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 Hickory Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<5>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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