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Welcome to Apple Ridge ...

Apple Ridge is located in Caldwell County<1>.

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

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

Apple Ridge is 2,800 feet [853 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Apple Ridge is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Apple Ridge: (828)

Communities Also Named Apple Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Apple Ridge - they are located in Maryland and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Apple Ridge ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
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    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Apple Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Apple Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
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    • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Apple Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamewell
  • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cajah's Mountain
    • Cajah's Mountain [Caldwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Apple Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cajah's Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cajah's Mountain
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    • Norris [Johnson County]
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      • Norris [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Apple Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
    • Trade [Johnson County]
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      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Apple Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
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      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Apple Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Elk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner Elk<5>
    • Newland [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newland
      • Newland [Avery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Apple Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newland<5>
    • Elk Park [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Park
      • Elk Park [Avery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Apple Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 450 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Park<5>
    • Beech Mountain [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Mountain
      • Beech Mountain [Avery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Apple Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beech Mountain<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 Apple Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apple Ridge.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apple Ridge ...

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

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About Caldwell County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caldwell County: www.co.caldwell.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Caldwell, 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 Apple Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Apple Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1101, Longitude: -81.6426       In this case, the coordinates for Apple Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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