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Welcome to Ridgeway ...

The Town of Ridgeway is located in Orleans County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ridgeway has a population of 6,325 people<3> (see below for details).

Ridgeway is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ridgeway is located in the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgeway had an population of 6,325 people. This is a decrease of 6.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ridgeway had a population of 6,780 people (which is 15.81% of the total population of Orleans County). This makes Ridgeway the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ridgeway represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 359th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,780 people, the population of Ridgeway decreased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,886 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeway.

Communities Also Named Ridgeway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ridgeway - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ridgeway ...

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

  • Lockport [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<6>
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
  • Newfane [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newfane
    • Newfane [Niagara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfane
  • Newstead [Erie County]
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    • Newstead [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Orleans County]
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      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
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      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
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      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<6>
    • Shelby [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Orleans County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,977 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Murray [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray
      • Murray [Orleans County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,613 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeway ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orleans County: www.orleansny.com/

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 Orleans, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgeway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Ridgeway) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ridgeway. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RidgewayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2620, Longitude: -78.3770       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeway 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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