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Ridge Spring, South Carolina
Welcome to Ridge Spring ...
A typical abbreviation for Ridge Spring: Ridge Spg. (or less commonly used: Ridge Spng. or Ridge Sprng.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ridge Spring has a population of 744 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ridge Spring.
Ridge Spring is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ridge Spring lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ridge Spring lies within the (864) area code.
The ZIP code for Ridge Spring: 29129<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridge Spring had an population of 744 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridge Spring had a population of 737 people. This makes Ridge Spring the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Ridge Spring represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 171st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 737 people, the population of Ridge Spring decreased 10.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 823 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridge Spring.
Communities Also Named Ridge Spring ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ridge Spring - it's located in North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridge Spring.
Communities near Ridge Spring ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridge Spring.
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 Ridge Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridge Spring.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridge Spring. 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 Ridge Spring.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridge Spring. See our Newspapers Page for Ridge Spring.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridge Spring ...
Looking for more information about Ridge Spring? 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 Ridge Spring, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridge Spring.
Adding Ridge Spring to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ridge Spring 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 Ridge Spring was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ridge Spring on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saluda County: www.saludacounty.sc.gov/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Jan 2022