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Sand Ridge, West Virginia

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Welcome to Sand Ridge ...

Sand Ridge is located in Calhoun County.

A typical abbreviation for Sand Ridge: Sand Rdg. (or less commonly used: Sand Rdge. or Sand Ridg.)

Sand Ridge is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Sand Ridge ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sand Ridge and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Arnett   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Clem   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Exchange   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gassaway   [Map]   902   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,517   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   538   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sand Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Sand Ridge - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Michigan, New York (2), Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

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 Sand Ridge. 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 Sand Ridge. 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 Sand Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Sand Ridge? 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.

Looking for more information about Sand Ridge? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sand Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Sand Ridge.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Sand Ridge. 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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The Communities of West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sand Ridge. 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 Sand Ridge - 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 Sand Ridge.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Sand Ridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8018, Longitude: -81.0668     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sand Ridge 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 Sand Ridge.

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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 Sand Ridge.