Ridgeland in Jasper County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Gopher Tortoise Square
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 32° 28.889′ N, 80° 58.947′ W. Marker is in Ridgeland, South Carolina, in Jasper County. Marker is on E. Main St. (SC 336 ) near N. Railroad Ave., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ridgeland SC 29936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ridgeland (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jasper County / Jasper County Courthouse Ridgeland Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Church of the Holy Trinity (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grahamville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Euhaw Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Great Swamp Baptist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ridgeland.
Also see . . . Gopher Tortoise Facts. The gopher tortoise grows on average to be about slightly less than one foot long and weighs about 29 pounds, though they have been found to be as big as 16 inches. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.