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Ringgold, Louisiana

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The location of Ringgold

Welcome to Ringgold ...

The town of Ringgold is located in Bienville Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ringgold has a population of 1,372 people<2> (see below for details).

Ringgold is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ringgold is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Ringgold: 71068<4>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (which had a count of 1,660 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ringgold had an population of 1,372 people. This is a decrease of 8.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ringgold ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Haughton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Ringgold

Located in Bossier Parish

Sibley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Ringgold

Located in Webster Parish

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ringgold

Doyline   [Map]

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

Located in Webster Parish

Martin   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Ringgold

Located in Red River Parish

Hall Summit   [Map]

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

Located in Red River Parish

Dixie Inn   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Ringgold

Located in Webster Parish

Ashland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ringgold

Located in Natchitoches Parish

Dubberly   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Ringgold

Located in Webster Parish

Lucky   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Ringgold

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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.

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 Ringgold. 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 Ringgold. 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 Ringgold.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Louisiana

About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ringgold.

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

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ringgold. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ringgold

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ringgold have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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