Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 20,173 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Ridgeland is located at 32°25′8″N 90°7′30″W / 32.41889°N 90.125°W / 32.41889; -90.125 (32.418847, -90.124933), between Madison to the north and Jackson to the south. This suburban community enjoys its location adjacent to the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 square miles (45.9 km²), of which, 15.9 square miles (41.2 km²) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of it (10.16%) is water mostly due to the location of the Ross Barnett Reservoir.