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Ruby, Louisiana

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The location of Ruby

Welcome to Ruby ...

Ruby is located in Rapides Parish.

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

Ruby is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Ruby: (318)

The ZIP code for Ruby: 71365<3>

Communities near Ruby ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Ruby

Pineville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ruby

Marksville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Ruby

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Ball   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ruby

Bunkie   [Map]

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

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Cottonport   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ruby

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Mansura   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ruby

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Lecompte   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ruby

Woodworth   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Ruby

Moreauville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ruby

Located in Avoyelles Parish

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

Communities Also Named Ruby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Ruby - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington (4) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Ruby. 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 Ruby. 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 Ruby.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ruby:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruby ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rapides Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rapides 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Ruby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ruby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Ruby) 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 Ruby. 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 Ruby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1894, Longitude: -92.2487     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ruby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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