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Welcome to East Ridge ...

The city of East Ridge is located in Hamilton County<1>.

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).

We don't have a date for the establishment of East Ridge.

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 telephone 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 (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).

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.

  • Lytle [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lytle
    • Lytle [Walker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of East Ridge
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 37,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lytle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lytle
  • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy-Daisy
    • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of East Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy-Daisy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy-Daisy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soddy-Daisy<6>
  • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Valley Estates
    • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of East Ridge
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 12,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Valley Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Valley Estates
  • Red Bank [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bank
    • Red Bank [Hamilton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of East Ridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bank<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Collegedale [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegedale
      • Collegedale [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of East Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegedale<6>
    • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Mountain
      • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of East Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Signal Mountain<6>
    • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Terrace
      • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of East Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Terrace
    • Harrison Ferry [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison Ferry
      • Harrison Ferry [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of East Ridge
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 7,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison Ferry
    • Thompsonville [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsonville
      • Thompsonville [Walker County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of East Ridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville
    • Ringgold [Catoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ringgold
      • Ringgold [Catoosa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of East Ridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ringgold have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ringgold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ringgold<6>

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.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Hamilton, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Ridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- East Ridge) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for East Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East RidgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9973, Longitude: -85.2284       In this case, the coordinates for East Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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