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Welcome to Richey ...

Richey is located in Sharkey County<1>.

Richey is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Richey: (662)

Communities Also Named Richey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Richey - they are located in Missouri, Montana, New Mexico and Ohio.

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

Communities near Richey ...

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

  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
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    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,889 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
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    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<5>
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
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    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Richey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
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      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Arcola [Washington County]
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      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
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      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
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      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
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      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Richey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Richey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richey. 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 Richey.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richey ...

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

Adding Richey to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Richey in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Richey was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richey on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Richey

The Communities of Mississippi

About Sharkey County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Sharkey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richey) 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 Richey. 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 RicheyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0301, Longitude: -90.7332    
<4>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.
<5>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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