Ridgecrest, incorporated as a city in 1963, is located in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, California adjacent to China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,927.
Web Sites and Links
City of RidgecrestOfficial city site includes information about city council, city hall, police and finance departments, local transit, business, tourism, and the community.
Desert USA - RidgecrestIncludes color photos, vital statistics, climate, history, things to do and mileage guides with links to nearby attractions.
Ridgecrest ArtsInformation on local arts events, classes, and upcoming festivals.
Ridgecrest Chamber of CommerceAdvances the economic, industrial, professional, educational, cultural, and civic welfare for residents while promoting the business climate in Ridgecrest.
Ridgecrest Regional HospitalServes the Southeastern Sierra area. Description of departments and services, and employment information.
Ridgecrest Weather ConditionsCurrent weather conditions.
The New Daily Independent OnlineLocal daily newspaper operating in the Indian Wells Valley. Contains local news and shopping.