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Richwood, Louisiana

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The location of Richwood

Welcome to Richwood ...

The town of Richwood is located in Ouachita Parish.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Richwood has a population of 3,378 people<2> (see below for details).

Richwood is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Richwood is within the (318) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Richwood had a population of 3,392 people. This makes Richwood the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Richwood represents 0.07% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,392 people, the population of Richwood increased 60.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,115 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Richwood had an population of 3,378 people. This is a decrease of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.72% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Richwood.

Communities near Richwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monroe   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the North (N) of Richwood

West Monroe   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richwood

Rayville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Richwood

Located in Richland Parish

Sterlington   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Richwood

Mangham   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Richwood

Located in Richland Parish

Spanish City   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richwood

Leisure Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Richwood

Claiborne   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richwood

Northpark Village   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Richwood

Swartz   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richwood

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

Communities Also Named Richwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Richwood - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Richwood. 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 Richwood. 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 Richwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ouachita Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richwood.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Richwood) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4498, Longitude: -92.0756     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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