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Welcome to East Ridge ...

East Ridge is located in Washington 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 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), East Ridge had a population of 20,979 people.<3> (see below for details).

East Ridge is 1,780 feet [543 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: East Ridge lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for East Ridge: (423)

Communities Also Named East Ridge ...

While we believe that this East Ridge is located in Washington County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named East Ridge. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hamblen and Hamilton 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.

  • Kingsport
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    • Kingsport lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of East Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<6>
  • Collingwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
    • Collingwood lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of East Ridge.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<6>
  • Shell Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of East Ridge.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Elizabethton
  • Cross
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross
    • Cross lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of East Ridge.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
  • Mill Point
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
    • Mill Point lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of East Ridge.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
  • Colonial Heights
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
    • Colonial Heights lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of East Ridge.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<6>
  • Nolichucky ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
    • Nolichucky was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of East Ridge.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Erwin
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
    • Erwin lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of East Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>
  • Jonesborough

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Ridge.

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 Washington County: www.washingtoncountytn.com/

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 Washington, 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 'straight-line' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3193, Longitude: -82.3296       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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