Sand Ridge, West Virginia

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Sand Ridge, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Sand Ridge is located in West Virginia
Sand Ridge
Sand Ridge
Sand Ridge is located in the US
Sand Ridge
Sand Ridge
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°48′6″N 81°4′0″W / 38.80167°N 81.06667°W / 38.80167; -81.06667Coordinates: 38°48′6″N 81°4′0″W / 38.80167°N 81.06667°W / 38.80167; -81.06667
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Calhoun
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Sand Ridge (also Sandridge) is an unincorporated community in Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 33 to the south of the town of Grantsville, the county seat of Calhoun County.[1] Its elevation is 1,168 feet (356 m).[2]

The community was named for the sandy character of the soil in the area. It is the site of the Round Methodist Church on the National Register, built round by the Poling family "so the devil would have no place to hide." It's post office is now closed.[3]

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