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Ridgecrest is located in the southern portion of the Indian Wells Valley and in the northeast corner of Kern County, surrounded by four mountain ranges; the Sierra Nevada on the west, the Cosos on the north, the Argus Range on the east, and the El Paso Mountains on the south. It is approximately an hour and quarter from the Lancaster/Palmdale area and approximately two hours from both Bakersfield and San Bernardino. A favorable characteristic of the City is its proximity to two major highways, the 395 and 14. These attributes make Ridgecrest, a central location for shopping and business for the Eastern Kern County area. Ridgecrest is also easily accessible to the rest of southern California making it an ideal location for industry.
China Lake Naval Weapons Center (NWC) and now the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) is home Healing Fieldto the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, which continues to be the major source of employment for Ridgecrest residents. The economic stability of Ridgecrest as service community for the NAWS has been essential to its successful emergence as a community in its own right. In addition, the same location characteristics that initially attracted the NAWS; growing space, clean air, good water, highway accessibility, easy access to multiple recreational opportunities, and proximity to Los Angeles and Bakersfield. Ridgecrest friendly business attitude continues to serve as an attraction for business to relocate to Ridgecrest and the Indian Wells Valley.
As the only incorporated community in the Indian Wells Valley, Ridgecrest boasts a thriving economy and a robust population of just over 27,000 people. Ridgecrest acts as the shopping and business center for northeastern Kern County.