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Welcome to Ridgecrest ...
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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021