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Welcome to Sandy Ridge ...

Sandy Ridge is located in Centre County<1>.

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

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

Sandy Ridge is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Sandy Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Sandy Ridge - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Sandy Ridge ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Sandy Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State College
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<5>
  • Clearfield [Clearfield County]
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    • Clearfield [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,784 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearfield<5>
  • Tyrone [Blair County]
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    • Tyrone [Blair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Sandy Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyrone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
  • Philipsburg [Centre County]
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    • Philipsburg [Centre County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Sandy Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philipsburg 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 Philipsburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
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      • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<5>
    • Bellwood [Blair County]
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      • Bellwood [Blair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellwood<5>
    • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County]
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      • Osceola Mills [Clearfield County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola Mills<5>
    • Chester Hill [Clearfield County]
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      • Chester Hill [Clearfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Hill
    • Houtzdale [Clearfield County]
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      • Houtzdale [Clearfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 739 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Houtzdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houtzdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houtzdale<5>
    • Irvona [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvona
      • Irvona [Clearfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Sandy Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvona<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Ridge ...

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

Adding Sandy Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sandy 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 Sandy Ridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sandy Ridge on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sandy Ridge on our Genealogy Page.

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Centre, 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 Sandy Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sandy Ridge) 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 Sandy 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 Sandy RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8148, Longitude: -78.2356       In this case, the coordinates for Sandy Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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