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The location of Ridgeley









Welcome to Ridgeley ...

The town of Ridgeley is located in Mineral County.

The location of Ridgeley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ridgeley has a population of 630 people<2> (see below for details).

Ridgeley is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ridgeley: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeley had a population of 675 people. This makes Ridgeley the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ridgeley represents 0.04% of the population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 675 people, the population of Ridgeley decreased 11.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 762 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ridgeley had an population of 630 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ridgeley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ridgeley and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Barton (MD)   [Map]   432   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,128   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westernport (MD)   [Map]   1,767   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hyndman (PA)   [Map]   876   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meyersdale (PA)   [Map]   2,056   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ridgeley.

Communities Also Named Ridgeley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ridgeley - it's located in Nebraska.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ridgeley. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgeley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeley.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ridgeley:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeley ...

Looking for more information about Ridgeley? 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 Ridgeley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgeley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Mineral County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mineral County: www.mineralcountywv.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgeley.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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- Ridgeley) 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 Ridgeley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6429, Longitude: -78.7713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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