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Welcome to Ringgold ...

The town of Ringgold is located in Bienville Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ringgold has a population of 1,362 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ringgold is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Ringgold: (318)

The ZIP code for Ringgold: 71068<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ringgold had an population of 1,362 people. This is a decrease of 8.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ringgold had a population of 1,495 people (or 10.42% of the total population of Bienville Parish). This makes Ringgold the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ringgold represents 0.03% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,495 people, the population of Ringgold decreased 9.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,660 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ringgold ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ringgold - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska (2), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ringgold ...

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

  • Minden [Webster Parish]
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    • Minden [Webster Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Ringgold
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minden<7>
  • Haughton [Bossier Parish]
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    • Haughton [Bossier Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Ringgold
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haughton<7>
  • Sibley [Webster Parish]
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    • Sibley [Webster Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Ringgold
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sibley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sibley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sibley<7>
  • Gibsland [Bienville Parish]
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    • Gibsland [Bienville Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Ringgold
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Doyline [Webster Parish]
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      • Doyline [Webster Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 783 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doyline<7>
    • Martin [Red River Parish]
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      • Martin [Red River Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hall Summit [Red River Parish]
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      • Hall Summit [Red River Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hall Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hall Summit<7>
    • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish]
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      • Dixie Inn [Webster Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixie Inn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dubberly [Webster Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dubberly
      • Dubberly [Webster Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dubberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dubberly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dubberly<7>
    • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Natchitoches Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Ringgold
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
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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 Ringgold. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ringgold.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ringgold. 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 Ringgold.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ringgold ...

Looking for more information about Ringgold? 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 Ringgold, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ringgold.

Adding Ringgold to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ringgold in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ringgold was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Ringgold in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ringgold on our Genealogy Page.

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About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Bienville, 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 Ringgold.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ringgold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Ringgold). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ringgold or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ringgold) 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 Ringgold. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RinggoldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ringgold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3260, Longitude: -93.2837       In this case, the coordinates for Ringgold have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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