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The location of Richland













Welcome to Richland ...

Richland is located in Shawnee County.

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

Richland is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Richland is located in the (785) area code.

Communities near Richland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Topeka   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Richland

Lawrence   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Richland

Located in Douglas County

Carbondale   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Richland

Located in Osage County

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Richland

Overbrook   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Richland

Located in Osage County

Perry   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richland

Located in Jefferson County

Burlingame   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Richland

Located in Osage County

Pomona   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Richland

Located in Franklin County

Scranton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Richland

Located in Osage County

Lecompton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richland

Located in Douglas County

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

Communities Also Named Richland ...

While we believe that this Richland is located in Shawnee County, we know of another 3 Kansas communities named Richland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kingman, Miami and Nemaha County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 54 communities that are also named Richland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah and Washington.

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

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 Richland. 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 Richland. 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 Richland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richland ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawnee County: www.co.shawnee.ks.us/

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8836, Longitude: -95.5397     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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