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Welcome to Richland ...

Richland is located in Valley County<1>.

Richland is 2,700 feet [823 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Richland is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Richland lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Richland and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Standard Time Zone (CST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Richland lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Richland: 59260<3>

Communities Also Named Richland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 54 communities that are also named Richland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Richland ...

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

  • Opheim
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opheim
    • Opheim lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Richland.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opheim have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opheim<6>
  • Glentana
  • Peerless
  • Larslan
  • West Poplar
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Poplar
    • West Poplar lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Richland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Poplar
  • Four Buttes
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Buttes
    • Four Buttes lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the east of Richland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Buttes
  • Roanwood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanwood
    • Roanwood lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the west of Richland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanwood
  • Rockglen
  • Constance
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Constance
    • Constance lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the north of Richland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Constance
  • Scobey

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richland ...

Looking for more information about 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 Richland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Richland.

Adding Richland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Richland was on a map titled Map of Montana (from Hixson Map&$160;Co, 1950).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Richland.

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

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Valley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Richland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Richland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- 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 Richland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8203, Longitude: -106.0526    
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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