Ridgecrest, California

Coordinates: 35°37′21″N 117°40′15″W / 35.62250°N 117.67083°W / 35.62250; -117.67083
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Ridgecrest, California
College Heights Blvd., Ridgecrest
College Heights Blvd., Ridgecrest
Official seal of Ridgecrest, California
Location in Kern County and the state of California
Location in Kern County and the state of California
Ridgecrest is located in California
Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest
Location in California
Ridgecrest is located in the United States
Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 35°37′21″N 117°40′15″W / 35.62250°N 117.67083°W / 35.62250; -117.67083
Country United States
State California
CountyKern
IncorporatedNovember 29, 1963[1]
Government
 • State senatorJean Fuller (R)[2]
 • AssemblymemberVince Fong (R)[3]
 • U. S. rep.Jimmy Panetta (D)[4]
Area
 • Total21.53 sq mi (55.76 km2)
 • Land20.88 sq mi (54.08 km2)
 • Water0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)  3.04%
Elevation2,290 ft (698 m)
Population
 • Total27,959
 • Density1,300/sq mi (500/km2)
Time zoneUTC−08:00 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−07:00 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
93555–93556
Area codes442 and 760
FIPS code06-60704
GNIS feature IDs1652783, 2410944
Websitewww.ridgecrest-ca.gov

Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. The population was 27,959 at the 2020 census.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on February 21, 2013. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  2. "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  3. "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  4. "California's 20th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.
  5. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  6. "Ridgecrest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "QuickFacts: Ridgecrest city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 25, 2023.