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Welcome to Long Ridge ...

Long Ridge is located in Berkeley County<1>.

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

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

Long Ridge is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Long Ridge lies within the (843) area code.

Websites for Long Ridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcoc.com/

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

Communities Also Named Long Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Long Ridge - they are located in Connecticut, Kentucky (2), North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Long Ridge ...

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

  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
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    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Long Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<5>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Creek
    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Long Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<5>
  • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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    • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Long Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanahan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<5>
  • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moncks Corner
    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Long Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moncks Corner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincolnville [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnville
      • Lincolnville [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Long Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnville
    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
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      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Long Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<5>
    • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County]
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      • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Long Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,162 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Hill<5>
    • Harleyville [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harleyville
      • Harleyville [Dorchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Long Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harleyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harleyville<5>
    • Bonneau [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonneau
      • Bonneau [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Long Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonneau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonneau<5>
    • Highland Village [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Village
      • Highland Village [Berkeley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Long Ridge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Ridge ...

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

Adding Long Ridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Berkeley, 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 Long Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Long Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1424, Longitude: -80.1609       In this case, the coordinates for Long 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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