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Welcome to Walnut Ridge ...

Walnut Ridge is located in Wake County<1>.

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

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

Walnut Ridge is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Walnut Ridge: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Walnut Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Walnut Ridge - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana (2), Maryland (2), Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Walnut Ridge ...

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

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Walnut Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Durham [Durham County]
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    • Durham [Durham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Walnut Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 285,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durham<6>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Walnut Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Walnut Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wake Forest [Franklin County]
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      • Wake Forest [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wake Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wake Forest<6>
    • Holly Springs [Wake County]
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      • Holly Springs [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
    • Garner [Wake County]
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      • Garner [Wake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<6>
    • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuquay-Varina
      • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuquay-Varina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fuquay-Varina<6>
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrisville
      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
    • Clayton [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Walnut Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut Ridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Wake County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

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 Wake, 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 Walnut Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walnut Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7710, Longitude: -78.7433       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut 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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