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Welcome to Richmond ...

The village of Richmond is located in Madison Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Richmond has a population of 544 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Richmond.

Richmond is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Richmond: (318)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richmond had an population of 544 people. This is a decrease of 5.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Richmond had a population of 577 people. This makes Richmond the parish's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Richmond represents 0.01% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 577 people, the population of Richmond increased 15.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 499 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, 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.

Communities near Richmond ...

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

  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<6>
  • Delhi [Richland Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delhi
    • Delhi [Richland Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Richmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,795 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delhi<6>
  • Delta [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<6>
  • Mound [Madison Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
    • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Richmond
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<6>
    • Chotard [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
      • Chotard [Issaquena County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Richmond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chotard
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Richmond
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<6>
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Richmond
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Epps [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epps
      • Epps [West Carroll Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Richmond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 813 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epps
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Epps<6>
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
      • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the south of Richmond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<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 Richmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richmond.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Richmond.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richmond. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Madison Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Madison, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richmond.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Richmond) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Richmond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Richmond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3884, Longitude: -91.1804       In this case, the coordinates for Richmond 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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