Rockridge, West Virginia

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Rockridge
Unincorporated community
Rockridge is located in West Virginia
Rockridge
Rockridge
Rockridge is located in the US
Rockridge
Rockridge
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 37°22′36″N 81°49′36″W / 37.37667°N 81.82667°W / 37.37667; -81.82667Coordinates: 37°22′36″N 81°49′36″W / 37.37667°N 81.82667°W / 37.37667; -81.82667
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1545998[1]

Rockridge is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia. It was originally named Collins Ridge on account of a large shared of the first settlers having the surname Collins. The present name is for the rocky soil near the original town site.[2][3]

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