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Welcome to Ridgefield ...
The city of Ridgefield is located on the Oregon border (on the Columbia River).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ridgefield has a population of 9,182 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ridgefield.
The community of Ridgefield is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ridgefield lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Ridgefield: (360)
The ZIP code for Ridgefield: 98642<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ridgefield had an population of 9,182 people. This is an increase of 92.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 327.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ridgefield had a population of 4,763 people. This makes Ridgefield the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Ridgefield represents 0.07% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,763 people, the population of Ridgefield increased 121.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,147 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ridgefield.
Adding Ridgefield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ridgefield on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ridgefield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Ridgefield - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ridgefield.
Communities near Ridgefield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ridgefield.
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 Ridgefield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ridgefield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ridgefield. 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 Ridgefield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgefield. See our Newspapers Page for Ridgefield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ridgefield ...
Looking for more information about Ridgefield? 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 Ridgefield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ridgefield.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgefield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Clark County: www.co.clark.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Sep 2021