A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Richmond ...
The coastal city of Richmond is located in Contra Costa County.
When the people of Richmond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Richmondite<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Richmond has a population of 110,040 people<2> (see below for details).
Richmond was incorporated August 7, 1905.
The community of Richmond is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Richmond lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Richmond: (510)
The ZIP codes for Richmond: 94801-94802, 94804-94805, 94807-94808, 94850<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Richmond had a population of 103,701 people (which is 9.89% of the total population of Contra Costa County). This makes Richmond the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Richmond represents 0.28% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 103,701 people, the population of Richmond increased 4.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 99,216 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Richmond had an population of 110,040 people. This is an increase of 6.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.91% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Richmond.
Communities near Richmond ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Richmond and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
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 two California communities named Richmond: This one is located in Contra Costa County and the other is located in San Francisco County.
Beyond California, there are 62 communities that are also named Richmond - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, 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.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Richmond:
Websites for Richmond ...
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Richmond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Richmond.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Richmond: www.ci.richmond.ca.us/
The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019