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Welcome to Richwood ...

The town of Richwood is located in Ouachita Parish<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Richwood has a population of 3,397 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Richwood is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Richwood lies within the (318) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richwood had an population of 3,397 people. This is an increase of 0.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.61% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 2,115 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Richwood ...

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

  • Monroe [Ouachita Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Ouachita Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Richwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,998 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • West Monroe [Ouachita Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Monroe
    • West Monroe [Ouachita Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Richwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,086 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Monroe
  • Rayville [Richland Parish]
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    • Rayville [Richland Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Richwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rayville<6>
  • Sterlington [Ouachita Parish]
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    • Sterlington [Ouachita Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Richwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sterlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterlington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mangham [Richland Parish]
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      • Mangham [Richland Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Richwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mangham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mangham<6>
    • Spanish City [Ouachita Parish]
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      • Spanish City [Ouachita Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Richwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spanish City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish City
    • Leisure Village [Ouachita Parish]
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      • Leisure Village [Ouachita Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Richwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leisure Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leisure Village
    • Claiborne [Ouachita Parish]
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      • Claiborne [Ouachita Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Richwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claiborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claiborne
    • Northpark Village [Ouachita Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northpark Village
      • Northpark Village [Ouachita Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Richwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northpark Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northpark Village
    • Swartz [Ouachita Parish]

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 Richwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richwood.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richwood. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About Ouachita Parish

About Louisiana

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: www.oppj.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Ouachita, 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 Richwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichwoodOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Richwood 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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