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Blue Ridge, New York

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The location of Blue Ridge

Welcome to Blue Ridge ...

Blue Ridge is located in Essex County.

The location of Blue Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Blue Ridge is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Blue Ridge is located in the (518) area code.

Communities near Blue Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Blue Ridge and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Chester   [Map]   3,274   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crown Point   [Map]   1,927   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elizabethtown   [Map]   1,120   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horicon   [Map]   1,353   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Keene   [Map]   1,080   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Moriah   [Map]   4,660   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Blue Ridge.

Communities Also Named Blue Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Blue Ridge - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blue Ridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Ridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Blue Ridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Blue 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Essex County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Essex County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Blue Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9573, Longitude: -73.7846     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue Ridge.

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