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Welcome to Poplar Ridge ...

Poplar Ridge is located in Cayuga County<1>.

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 located in the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Poplar Ridge: 13139<3>

Websites for Poplar Ridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cayugacountychamber.com/

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 have 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 [Cayuga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Poplar Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Poplar Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
  • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Poplar Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
  • Waterloo [Seneca County]
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    • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Poplar Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Skaneateles [Onondaga County]
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      • Skaneateles [Onondaga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Poplar Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Poplar Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<5>
    • Groton [Tompkins County]
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      • Groton [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Poplar Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groton
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Poplar Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<5>
    • Ulysses [Tompkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulysses
      • Ulysses [Tompkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Poplar Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulysses have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Poplar Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Poplar Ridge was in the 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 about the above, see References and Mentions for Poplar Ridge on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Cayuga County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.co.cayuga.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

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>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- Poplar 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 Poplar 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 Poplar RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7384, Longitude: -76.6178    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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