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(Morehouse Parish)

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Welcome to Oak Ridge ...

The village of Oak Ridge is located in Morehouse 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.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Oak Ridge has a population of 125 people<3> (see below for details).

Oak Ridge is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Oak Ridge is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Oak Ridge: 71264<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Ridge had a population of 144 people. This makes Oak Ridge the parish's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Oak Ridge increased 1.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 142 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oak Ridge had an population of 125 people. This is a decrease of 13.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oak Ridge.

Communities near Oak Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Oak Ridge

Located in Ouachita Parish

Bastrop   [Map]

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

Rayville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Oak Ridge

Located in Richland Parish

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Oak Ridge

Located in Ouachita Parish

Epps   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Oak Ridge

Located in West Carroll Parish

Mer Rouge   [Map]

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

Collinston   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Oak Ridge

Start   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oak Ridge

Located in Richland Parish

Swartz   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Oak Ridge

Located in Ouachita Parish

Dunn   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oak Ridge

Located in Richland Parish

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 Morehouse Parish, we know of another 3 Louisiana communities named Oak Ridge. Those communities are located in the following parishes: Jackson, 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oak Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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 village'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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Ridge.

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<4>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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<5>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 village (such as Oak Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oak Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Ridge) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6244, Longitude: -91.7731     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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