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Ridgeway, West Virginia

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Welcome to Ridgeway ...

Ridgeway is located in Berkeley County.

Ridgeway is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ridgeway: (304) and (681)<2>

Communities near Ridgeway ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ridgeway and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Berryville (VA)   [Map]   4,304   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boyce (VA)   [Map]   615   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Round Hill (VA)   [Map]   659   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   1,967   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Winchester (VA)   [Map]   27,516   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bolivar   [Map]   1,046   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Wisconsin.

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

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 Ridgeway. 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 Ridgeway. 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 Ridgeway.

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

Websites for Ridgeway ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ridgeway, 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 Ridgeway.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Ridgeway. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Berkeley County

About West Virginia

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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgeway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Ridgeway. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ridgeway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2973, Longitude: -78.0717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ridgeway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgeway.

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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 Ridgeway.