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Welcome to Ridgeway ...

The village of Ridgeway is located in Iowa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgeway has a population of 629 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ridgeway is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ridgeway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Ridgeway: (608)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgeway had an population of 629 people. This is a decrease of 3.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeway had a population of 653 people. This makes Ridgeway the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Ridgeway represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1269th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 653 people, the population of Ridgeway decreased 5.22% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 689 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeway.

Communities Also Named Ridgeway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Ridgeway - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (3), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ridgeway ...

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

  • Mount Horeb [Dane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Horeb
    • Mount Horeb [Dane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,563 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Horeb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Horeb
  • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodgeville
    • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
  • Cross Plains [Dane County]
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    • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,280 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Plains
  • Mineral Point [Iowa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
    • Mineral Point [Iowa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ridgeway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Point
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Springdale [Dane County]
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      • Springdale [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,016 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springdale
    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,836 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
    • Mazomanie [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mazomanie
      • Mazomanie [Dane County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mazomanie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mazomanie
    • Spring Green [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Green
      • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
    • Dodgeville [Iowa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodgeville
      • Dodgeville [Iowa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodgeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodgeville
    • Cross Plains [Dane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Plains
      • Cross Plains [Dane County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ridgeway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,506 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Plains

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeway ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Iowa County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Iowa County: www.iowacounty.org/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Iowa, 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 Ridgeway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeway - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ridgeway) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ridgeway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RidgewayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9992, Longitude: -89.9923       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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