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Welcome to Richards Corner ...

Richards Corner is located in New Haven County<1>.

The location of Richards Corner has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Richards Corner: Richards Cor. (or less commonly used: Richards Crn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Richards Corner for more information about variations on the name of Richards Corner.

Richards Corner is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Richards Corner lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Richards Corner: (203) and (475)<4>

Communities Also Named Richards Corner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Connecticut communities named Richards Corner: This one is located in New Haven County and the other is located in Fairfield County.

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

Communities near Richards Corner ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richards Corner.

  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Richards Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<6>
  • New Haven [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Richards Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,250 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Richards Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterbury<6>
  • Waterbury [New Haven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterbury
    • Waterbury [New Haven County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Richards Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 107,568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
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      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<6>
    • New Britain [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
      • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Hamden [New Haven County]
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      • Hamden [New Haven County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamden
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
    • Bristol [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Richards Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richards Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richards Corner.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richards Corner. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Richards Corner.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richards Corner. See our Newspapers Page for Richards Corner.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richards Corner ...

Looking for more information about Richards Corner? 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 Richards Corner, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richards Corner.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Connecticut

About New Haven County

About Connecticut

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including New Haven, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richards Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (475) is an overlay for area code (203).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Richards Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richards Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4826, Longitude: -72.9051       In this case, the coordinates for Richards Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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