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Welcome to East Ridge ...
The location of East Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for East Ridge: E. Ridge
From the Census Estimates for 2019, East Ridge has a population of 21,184 people<3> (see below for details).
East Ridge is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: East Ridge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from East Ridge (for example, toward Jasper), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for East Ridge: (423)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Ridge had an population of 21,184 people. This is an increase of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.64% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, East Ridge had a population of 20,979 people (or 6.24% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes East Ridge the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of East Ridge represents 0.33% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 20,979 people, the population of East Ridge increased 1.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,640 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Ridge.
Communities Also Named East Ridge ...
While we believe that this East Ridge is located in Hamilton County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named East Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hamblen and Washington County.
Beyond Tennessee, there are 6 communities that are also named East Ridge - they are located in New York, Texas, Utah and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Ridge.
Communities near East Ridge ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Ridge.
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 East Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Ridge.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East 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 East Ridge.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Ridge. See our Newspapers Page for East Ridge.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Ridge ...
Looking for more information about East 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for East Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for East Ridge.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hamilton County: www.hamiltontn.gov/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023