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Ridgecrest, Louisiana
(Concordia Parish)

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Welcome to Ridgecrest ...

The town of Ridgecrest is located in Concordia Parish<1>.

The location of Ridgecrest has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgecrest has a population of 603 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ridgecrest.

Ridgecrest is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Ridgecrest: (318)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgecrest had an population of 603 people. This is a decrease of 13.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgecrest had a population of 694 people. This makes Ridgecrest the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ridgecrest represents 0.02% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 205th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 694 people, the population of Ridgecrest decreased 13.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 801 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ridgecrest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Ridgecrest: This one is located in Concordia Parish and the other is located in Ouachita Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 22 communities that are also named Ridgecrest - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Ridgecrest ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridgecrest.

  • Natchez [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
    • Natchez [Adams County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ridgecrest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<6>
  • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Ridgecrest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<6>
  • Jonesville [Catahoula Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
    • Jonesville [Catahoula Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ridgecrest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
  • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Ridgecrest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ridgecrest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<6>
    • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
      • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ridgecrest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 465 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sicily Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sicily Island
    • Carthage [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Adams County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgecrest
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ridgecrest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbarton
      • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ridgecrest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbarton
    • Athlone [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athlone
      • Athlone [Concordia Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Ridgecrest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athlone

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ridgecrest. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridgecrest.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgecrest. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ridgecrest.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgecrest. See our Newspapers Page for Ridgecrest.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgecrest ...

Looking for more information about Ridgecrest? 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 Ridgecrest, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgecrest.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Concordia Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Concordia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ridgecrest.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ridgecrest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Ridgecrest) 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 Ridgecrest. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgecrest

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgecrest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6018, Longitude: -91.5304       In this case, the coordinates for Ridgecrest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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