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Welcome to Ryderwood ...

Ryderwood is located in Cowlitz County<1>.

Ryderwood is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ryderwood lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ryderwood is located in the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Ryderwood: 98581<3>

Communities near Ryderwood ...

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

  • Longview [Cowlitz County]
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    • Longview [Cowlitz County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ryderwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<5>
  • Kelso [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kelso [Cowlitz County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ryderwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelso
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelso<5>
  • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
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    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ryderwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<5>
  • Napavine [Lewis County]
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    • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryderwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryderwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryderwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<5>
    • Pe Ell [Lewis County]
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      • Pe Ell [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ryderwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 683 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pe Ell<5>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryderwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<5>
    • Olequa [Cowlitz County]
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      • Olequa [Cowlitz County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Ryderwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olequa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coal Creek [Cowlitz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Creek
      • Coal Creek [Cowlitz County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Ryderwood
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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 Ryderwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ryderwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ryderwood ...

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

Adding Ryderwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ryderwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ryderwood was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

We also found Ryderwood

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ryderwood on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Cowlitz County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Cowlitz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ryderwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ryderwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ryderwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ryderwood) 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 Ryderwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RyderwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryderwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3753, Longitude: -123.0437    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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