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Welcome to New Richland ...

The city of New Richland is located in Waseca County.

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

The pronunciation of New Richland: RICH-luhnd<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, New Richland has a population of 1,191 people<3> (see below for details).

New Richland is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

New Richland is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for New Richland: 56072<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Richland had a population of 1,203 people (or 6.29% of the total population of Waseca County). This makes New Richland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Richland represents 0.02% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,203 people, the population of New Richland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,197 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, New Richland had an population of 1,191 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Richland.

Communities Also Named New Richland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named New Richland - it's located in Ohio.

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

Websites for New Richland ...

Official Website:

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 New 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 New 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 New Richland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Richland ...

Looking for more information about New 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for New Richland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Richland.

Communities near New Richland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Owatonna   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of New Richland

Located in Steele County

Albert Lea   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of New Richland

Located in Freeborn County

Waseca   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of New Richland

Janesville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of New Richland

Wells   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of New Richland

Located in Faribault County

Clarks Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Richland

Located in Freeborn County

Ellendale   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of New Richland

Located in Steele County

Minnesota Lake   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of New Richland

Located in Faribault County

Alden   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of New Richland

Located in Freeborn County

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of New Richland

Located in Freeborn County

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

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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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for New Richland. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Richland.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Richland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as New Richland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Richland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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- New Richland) 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 New Richland. 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 New Richland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8935, Longitude: -93.4938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Richland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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