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The location of Richard













Welcome to Richard ...

Richard is located in Acadia Parish.

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

Richard is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Richard lies within the (337) area code.

Communities near Richard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Opelousas   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Richard

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Crowley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Richard

Eunice   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richard

Located in Saint Landry Parish

Carencro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Richard

Located in Lafayette Parish

Scott   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Richard

Located in Lafayette Parish

Rayne   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Richard

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Richard

Located in Evangeline Parish

Church Point   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Richard

Mamou   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richard

Located in Evangeline Parish

Sunset   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Richard

Located in Saint Landry Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Richard.

Communities Also Named Richard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Richard: This one is located in Acadia Parish and the other is located in Saint Mary Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 5 communities that are also named Richard - they are located in Iowa, Michigan, Saskatchewan and West Virginia.

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

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 Richard. 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 Richard. 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 Richard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richard ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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 Richard - 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- Richard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4219, Longitude: -92.3129     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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