A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Spring Ridge, Louisiana
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spring Ridge.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Spring Ridge, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Spring Ridge and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Spring Ridge and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Spring Ridge. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Spring Ridge.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Sabine Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Sabine Parish sighting report from eBird.
Since Spring Ridge is near De Soto Parish and also Natchitoches Parish, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Spring Ridge.
How Far From Spring Ridge to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Spring Ridge to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Spring Ridge and extending to:
Communities Also Named Spring Ridge ...
We have found 7 communities that share the name Spring Ridge.
Within Louisiana, there are 2 communities which are also named Spring Ridge. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 5 communities in the United States - with 7 of those located in the United States.
We have broken our list into two sections:
Other Communities Located In Louisiana
Distance: About 44 miles [70.8 km] to the Northwest.
Distance: About 90 miles [144.8 km] to the East.
Communities Outside of Louisiana
Distance: About 1,046 miles [1,683.4 km] to the Northeast.
Saint Mary's County
Distance: About 1,063 miles [1,710.7 km] to the East Northeast.
Distance: About 188 miles [302.6 km] to the East.
Distance: About 1,139 miles [1,833 km] to the Northeast.
Distance: About 1,037 miles [1,668.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Spring Ridge ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Spring Ridge. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Bartine Burkett (Barine Burkett Zane)
Actress. She was born in Robeline (Louisiana) on Wednesday February 9, 1898 and died in Burbank (California) on Friday May 20, 1994 at an age of 96. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Charles Guy 'Charlie' Tolar
Professional football. He was born in Natchitoches (Louisiana) on Sunday September 5, 1937 and died in Houston (Texas) on Tueday April 29, 2003 at an age of 65. He was buried at Forest Park East Cemetery (Harris County, Texas) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Ridge. 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: 13 Aug 2019