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Welcome to Dry Ridge ...

The city of Dry Ridge is located in Grant County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dry Ridge has a population of 2,189 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dry Ridge.

Dry Ridge is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Dry Ridge: (859)

The ZIP code for Dry Ridge: 41035<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dry Ridge had an population of 2,189 people. This is a decrease of 0.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dry Ridge had a population of 2,191 people (or 8.88% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Dry Ridge the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Dry Ridge represents 0.05% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,191 people, the population of Dry Ridge increased 9.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,995 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dry Ridge.

Communities Also Named Dry Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dry Ridge - they are located in Kansas and Ohio.

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

Communities near Dry Ridge ...

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

  • Independence [Kenton County]
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    • Independence [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Dry Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,903 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<7>
  • Union [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Boone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Dry Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,116 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<7>
  • Walton [Boone County]
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    • Walton [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Dry Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walton<7>
  • Crittenden [Grant County]
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    • Crittenden [Grant County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Dry Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crittenden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crittenden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crittenden<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Falmouth [Pendleton County]
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      • Falmouth [Pendleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<7>
    • Warsaw [Gallatin County]
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      • Warsaw [Gallatin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,678 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<7>
    • Owenton [Owen County]
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      • Owenton [Owen County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owenton<7>
    • Butler [Pendleton County]
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      • Butler [Pendleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 579 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<7>
    • Sadieville [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sadieville
      • Sadieville [Scott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sadieville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sadieville
    • Glencoe [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Gallatin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Dry Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Dry 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.

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

Adding Dry Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dry Ridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dry Ridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dry Ridge on our Genealogy Page.

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About Grant County

About Kentucky

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

The official website for Grant County: www.grantco.org/

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Grant, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dry Ridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Dry Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dry Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Dry Ridge) 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 Dry Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dry RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6772, Longitude: -84.6005       In this case, the coordinates for Dry Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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