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Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
(Stokes County)

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Welcome to Sandy Ridge ...

Sandy Ridge is located in Stokes County<1>.

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

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

Sandy Ridge is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Sandy Ridge: (336)

Communities Also Named Sandy Ridge ...

While we believe that this Sandy Ridge is located in Stokes County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Sandy Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dare and Guilford County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 14 communities that are also named Sandy Ridge - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Sandy Ridge ...

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

  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
  • Stokesdale [Guilford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesdale
    • Stokesdale [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stokesdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stokesdale<5>
  • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
  • Madison [Rockingham County]
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    • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Sandy Ridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walnut Cove [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Cove
      • Walnut Cove [Stokes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Cove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Cove<5>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
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      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 693 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Danbury [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
      • Danbury [Stokes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
    • Snow Hill [Stokes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Stokes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Sandy Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Sandy 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 Sandy Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sandy Ridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Stokes County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stokes County: www.co.stokes.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 Stokes, 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 Sandy 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sandy Ridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sandy Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandy Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4990, Longitude: -80.1042       In this case, the coordinates for Sandy 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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