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Do you know of Ridge's Creek ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Ridge's Creek. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Ridge's Creek.

Our sources for Ridge's Creek (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Ridge's Creek other than they indicate that Ridge's Creek would be found somewhere in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Ridge's Creek ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Ridge's Creek:

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Ridge's Creek - Services available: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

More Orphans in  Montgomery County ...

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As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Montgomery County.

AlcoMontgomery
Allenton FerryMoratock
 Mount Carmel
Batten 
 Nalls
Canby 
CarmelOnward
Chandler 
Chandler's GrovePine Grove
 Pontop
Dry CreekPortland
 Purvis
Edinborough 
EndicottQueen
Erie Mills 
 Rndicott
Filo 
FisherSprauls
FlagtownSulphur Springs
FlySwift Island
  
Glen BrookThickety
 Tuckertown
Macedonia 
MarcusWanamaker
Martin's MillWind Hill
Milledgeville 









 

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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Jul 2024