Welcome to the City of Ridgecrest
The City of Ridgecrest, California is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the Mojave Desert and is just 150 miles North of Los Angeles. The China Lake Naval Weapons Station is located just along the Northern border of city limits and serves home to an ever expanding workforce to support the Navy.
Home to 27,000 people, Ridgecrest is at the heart of Southern California’s burgeoning energy and manufacturing sectors. With ample space and sunshine, Ridgecrest is an ideal home for solar development and solar energy farms. With its proximity to Los Angeles and easy access to the entire State of California and the whole country, Ridgecrest is an ideal location for manufacturers seeking low cost land, inexpensive energy and a highly trained workforce.
Each year, thousands of highly trained, extremely disciplined and very motivated military personnel muster in and around Ridgecrest. These American Heroes are ready to apply their state-of-the-art military training, in everything from construction to high tech applications, they are the most valuable workforce in the world and are ready to help you build and grow your business.
The City of Ridgecrest does more than simply talk about supporting industry. In the last two years, Ridgecrest has invested over $2.5 million in locally owned and new businesses in the city. The City’s schools are the incubators for young minds that are well-taught and ready to advance with the skills necessary to fulfill the employers demand.
Cerro Coso Community College, located on 420 acres, provides the city with advanced training in everything from Administration of Justice to Welding.
The history of the area dates back thousands of years. The Coso people painted petroglyphs on the desert stones near Ridgecrest, making this area an international cultural site.
The good people of Ridgecrest, California invite you to visit, live and thrive with them in this vibrant Southern California community.
Please contact us to discuss how the City of Ridgecrest is the first step in your company’s massive success.