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(Newton County)

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Welcome to Center Ridge ...

Center Ridge is located in Newton County<1>.

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

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

Center Ridge is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Center Ridge: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Center Ridge ...

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

Communities near Center Ridge ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Center Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Newton [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Center Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Center Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Center Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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      • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Center Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Center Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Enterprise [Clarke County]
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      • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Center Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Center Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
    • Collinsville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Center Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Center Ridge
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suqualena

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Center Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Newton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Newton, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Center Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4251, Longitude: -88.9514       In this case, the coordinates for Center Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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