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Welcome to Poplar Ridge ...

Poplar Ridge is located in Frederick County<1>.

The location of Poplar Ridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Poplar Ridge: Poplar Rdg. (or less commonly used: Poplar Rdge. or Poplar Ridg.)

Poplar Ridge is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Poplar Ridge: (540)

Communities Also Named Poplar Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Poplar Ridge: This one is located in Frederick County and the other is located in Chesapeake City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 13 communities that are also named Poplar Ridge - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Manitoba, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Poplar Ridge.

Communities near Poplar Ridge ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Poplar Ridge.

  • Petersburg
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    • Petersburg lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Poplar Ridge.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
  • Winchester
  • Front Royal
  • Strasburg
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    • Strasburg lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<5>
  • Woodstock
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    • Woodstock lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,293 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<5>
  • Berryville
  • Stephens City
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    • Stephens City lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephens City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stephens City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephens City<5>
  • Middletown
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    • Middletown lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Boyce
  • Capon Bridge
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    • Capon Bridge lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capon Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capon Bridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Capon Bridge<5>

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 Poplar Ridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Poplar Ridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Poplar 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 Poplar Ridge.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Poplar Ridge. See our Newspapers Page for Poplar Ridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poplar Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Poplar 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 Poplar Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Poplar Ridge.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Poplar Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Frederick County: www.co.frederick.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Frederick, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poplar Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Poplar Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0871, Longitude: -78.2944       In this case, the coordinates for Poplar Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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