Ridge, West Virginia

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Ridge
Unincorporated community
Ridge is located in West Virginia
Ridge
Ridge
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°27′46″N 78°18′45″W / 39.46278°N 78.31250°W / 39.46278; -78.31250Coordinates: 39°27′46″N 78°18′45″W / 39.46278°N 78.31250°W / 39.46278; -78.31250
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Morgan
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1545575[1]

Ridge is an unincorporated community hamlet in Morgan County, West Virginia. It is located along Valley Road (U.S. Highway 522) at its intersection with Fish Hatchery Road (CR 38/10) near the Frederick County, Virginia line. Sleepy Creek and Timber Ridge lie to its east with Warm Springs Ridge lying to its west.

History[edit]

Ridge was originally known as Birch Grove, then as Timber Ridge, and then finally as Ridge. Its post office was in operation from 1860 to 1953. Ridge is the home to the Ridge State Fish Hatchery which breeds West Virginia trout used to stock local lakes, such as nearby Sleepy Creek Lake.

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