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Center Ridge, Mississippi
(Kemper County)

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Welcome to Center Ridge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Center Ridge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Center Ridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Center Ridge, please Contact Us.

Center Ridge would have been located within present day Kemper County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Center Ridge is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Center Ridge was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Center Ridge ...

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

Community   2016<4>
Bethel (AL) - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]   317   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Emelle (AL)   [Map]   50   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sledge (AL) - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
De Kalb   [Map]   1,045   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Center Ridge ...

While we believe that this Center Ridge is located in Kemper County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Center Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Newton, Smith and Winston County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 9 communities that are also named Center Ridge - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2) and Florida.

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Center Ridge no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Kemper County

About Mississippi

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Center Ridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6701, Longitude: -88.5925     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Center 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 Center 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 Center Ridge.