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Poplar Ridge is located in Cayuga County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Poplar Ridge, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

Poplar Ridge is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Poplar Ridge is within the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Poplar Ridge: 13139<3>

Websites for Poplar Ridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Poplar Ridge, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Poplar Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Poplar Ridge - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Manitoba, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Poplar Ridge ...

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

  • Auburn
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Seneca Falls
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Waterloo
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Lansing
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
    • Lansing is located in Tompkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,866 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing <4>
  • Cayuga Heights
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga Heights
    • Cayuga Heights is located in Tompkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,526 people
  • Skaneateles
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skaneateles
    • Skaneateles is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skaneateles <4>
  • Groton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Trumansburg
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Moravia
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Union Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poplar Ridge ...

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

Adding Poplar Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Poplar Ridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Poplar Ridge was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Poplar Ridge on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Poplar Ridge.

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

The official website for Cayuga County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Cayuga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poplar Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Poplar Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Poplar Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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