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Welcome to Ridgeland ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ridgeland, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgeland has a population of 24,121 people<2> (see below for details).
Ridgeland is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ridgeland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Ridgeland: (601) and (769)<4>
The ZIP code for Ridgeland: 39157<5>
Websites for Ridgeland ...
Official Website: www.ridgelandms.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgeland had an population of 24,121 people. This is an increase of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgeland had a population of 24,047 people (or 25.26% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Ridgeland the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Ridgeland represents 0.81% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,047 people, the population of Ridgeland increased 19.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,173 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgeland.
Communities Also Named Ridgeland ...
While we believe that this Ridgeland is located in Madison County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Ridgeland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lafayette and Lowndes County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 11 communities that are also named Ridgeland - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridgeland.
Communities near Ridgeland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridgeland.
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 Ridgeland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridgeland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgeland. 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 Ridgeland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeland. See our Newspapers Page for Ridgeland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgeland ...
Looking for more information about Ridgeland? 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 Ridgeland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgeland.
Adding Ridgeland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ridgeland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ridgeland was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ridgeland.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ridgeland: www.ridgelandms.org/
The official website for Madison County: www.madison-co.com/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023