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RIDGE, TEXAS

Mills County, Texas Hill Country

31 28' 51" N, 98 47' 48" W (31.480833, -98.796667)

FM 573 and FM 574
15 miles W of Goldthwaite the county seat
Population: Unknown

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Ridge School,  Ridge, Texas
The Old School at Ridge, Texas
Photo courtesy Jim & Lou Kinsey, 9-2004

History on a Pinhead

Settled in the early 1890s in the area known as Cold Springs, the name Ridge comes from the last syllable of the storekeeper/postmaster's surname (W. D. Aldridge). After 1915 mail was routed from Mullin.

No population figures are available for Mills County's Ridge.

TX Mills  County 1940s Map
Mills County 1940s map showing Ridge
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office


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Ridge, Texas Nearby Towns:
Goldthwaite the county seat
See Mills County Towns

Comanche County (N) Hamilton County (NE)
Lampasas County (SE) San Saba County (SW)
Brown County (NW)


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