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Ridgeville, South Carolina
Welcome to Ridgeville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgeville has a population of 1,710 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ridgeville.
Ridgeville is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ridgeville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Ridgeville: (843)
The ZIP code for Ridgeville: 29472<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgeville had an population of 1,710 people. This is a decrease of 13.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeville had a population of 1,979 people. This makes Ridgeville the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Ridgeville represents 0.04% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,979 people, the population of Ridgeville increased 17.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,690 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeville.
Communities Also Named Ridgeville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Ridgeville - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridgeville.
Communities near Ridgeville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridgeville.
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 Ridgeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridgeville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgeville. 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 Ridgeville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeville. See our Newspapers Page for Ridgeville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeville ...
Looking for more information about Ridgeville? 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 Ridgeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgeville.
Adding Ridgeville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ridgeville 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 Ridgeville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ridgeville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ridgeville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgeville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Dorchester County: www.dorchestercounty.net/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022