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(Jackson Parish)

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Welcome to Oak Ridge ...

Oak Ridge is located in Jackson Parish.

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

When the people of Oak Ridge refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Oak Ridger<2>

A typical abbreviation for Oak Ridge: Oak Rdg. (or less commonly used: Oak Rdge. or Oak Ridg.)

Oak Ridge is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oak Ridge lies within the (318) area code.

Communities near Oak Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ruston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Oak Ridge

Located in Lincoln Parish

Grambling   [Map]

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

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

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

Choudrant   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Oak Ridge

Located in Lincoln Parish

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oak Ridge

Located in Lincoln Parish

Chatham   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oak Ridge

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oak Ridge

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oak Ridge

Vienna   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oak Ridge

Located in Lincoln Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oak Ridge

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

Communities Also Named Oak Ridge ...

While we believe that this Oak Ridge is located in Jackson Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Oak Ridge. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Morehouse, Saint Tammany and Tangipahoa Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 72 communities that are also named Oak Ridge - they are located in Alabama (4), Arizona, Arkansas, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (6), New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina (4), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas (8), Virginia (6) and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oak Ridge.

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 Oak Ridge. 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 Oak Ridge. 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 Oak Ridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Oak Ridge? 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.

Looking for more information about Oak Ridge? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oak Ridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oak Ridge.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Ridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Oak Ridge refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Oak Ridge may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3821, Longitude: -92.5093     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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