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Ridgeley, West Virginia

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Welcome to Ridgeley ...

The town of Ridgeley is located in Mineral County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ridgeley has a population of 643 people<1> (see below for details).

Ridgeley is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ridgeley: (304) & (681)<3>

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 (that had a count of 762 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ridgeley had an population of 643 people. This is a decrease of 4.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ridgeley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ridgeley and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Barton (MD)   [Map]   431   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,676   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,134   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Westernport (MD)   [Map]   1,796   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hyndman (PA)   [Map]   875   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meyersdale (PA)   [Map]   2,065   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ridgeley. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ridgeley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ridgeley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ridgeley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Mineral County

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ridgeley.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Ridgeley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeley) 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 Ridgeley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeley. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ridgeley.