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DeRidder, Louisiana

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The location of DeRidder

Welcome to DeRidder ...

The city of DeRidder is primarily located in Beauregard Parish and is the Parish Seat for Beauregard Parish. A portion of DeRidder extends into Vernon Parish.

The location of DeRidder has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, DeRidder has a population of 10,750 people<2> (see below for details).

DeRidder is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: DeRidder lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for DeRidder: (337)

The ZIP code for DeRidder: 70634<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, DeRidder had a population of 10,578 people (which is 29.67% of the total population of Beauregard Parish). This makes DeRidder the parish's most populous community.

The population of DeRidder represents 0.23% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,578 people, the population of DeRidder increased 7.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,808 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, DeRidder had an population of 10,750 people. This is an increase of 1.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for DeRidder.

Communities near DeRidder ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

New Llano   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Merryville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of DeRidder

Ikes   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of DeRidder

Rosepine   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Pinewood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Cole Central   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Pickering   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Savage Fork   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Fort Polk   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

Evans   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of DeRidder

Located in Vernon Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for DeRidder.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around DeRidder. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of DeRidder. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around DeRidder.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for DeRidder:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for DeRidder ...

Looking for more information about DeRidder? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for DeRidder, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for DeRidder.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for DeRidder.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around DeRidder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as DeRidder). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether DeRidder or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- DeRidder) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for DeRidder. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DeRidder

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in DeRidder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8472, Longitude: -93.2923     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for DeRidder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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