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East Ridge, Tennessee
Welcome to East Ridge ...
The city of East Ridge is located in Hamilton County.
The location of East Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for East Ridge: E. Ridge
From the Census Estimates for 2017, East Ridge has a population of 21,118 people<2> (see below for details).
East Ridge is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.
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).
East Ridge is within the (423) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, East Ridge had a population of 20,979 people (which is 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 total 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, East Ridge had an population of 21,118 people. This is an increase of 0.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.32% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Ridge.
Communities near East Ridge ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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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: 22 Apr 2019