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Richmond, Arkansas

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The location of Richmond

Welcome to Richmond ...

Richmond is located in Little River County.

The location of Richmond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Richmond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Richmondite<2>

Richmond was established in 1857.

Richmond is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Richmond lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Richmond lies within the (870) area code.

Communities near Richmond ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Richmond and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ashdown   [Map]   4,428   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Foreman   [Map]   928   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Texarkana   [Map]   30,259   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hooks (TX)   [Map]   2,743   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Nash (TX)   [Map]   3,413   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Boston (TX)   [Map]   4,661   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Richmond.

Communities Also Named Richmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 62 communities that are also named Richmond - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richmond.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richmond. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richmond. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richmond.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Richmond:

Websites for Richmond ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richmond ...

Looking for more information about Richmond? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Richmond? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Richmond, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richmond.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richmond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Richmond refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Richmond may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richmond) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6376, Longitude: -94.2074     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richmond.

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