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Wallace Ridge, Louisiana
Census-designated place
Hamlet of Wallace Ridge
Country  United States
State  Louisiana
Parish Catahoula
Area
 • Total 19.3 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
 • Land 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
 • Water 1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation 20 m (60 ft)
Population (2010) 710
 • Density 39.2/km2 (102/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes 71343
Area Code 318

Wallace Ridge is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 710. It is located northeast of the center of Catahoula Parish on the west side of the Ouachita River. Tew Lake, a former channel of the river that is now an oxbow lake, is in the northern part of the CDP, and Wallace Lake, another oxbow, borders the southern part. The original community of Wallace Ridge is on relatively higher ground on the north side of Tew Lake.

Louisiana State Highway 124 passes through Wallace Ridge, leading north 5 miles (8 km) to Harrisonburg, the Catahoula Parish seat, and south 4 miles (6 km) to Jonesville, the largest town in the parish.


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