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Welcome to Port Richmond ...
The location of Port Richmond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Port Richmond, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
A typical abbreviation for Port Richmond: Prt. Richmond
Port Richmond is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Port Richmond lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Port Richmond ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Port Richmond - they are located in Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Richmond.
Communities near Port Richmond ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Port Richmond.
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 Port Richmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Port Richmond.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Richmond. 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 Port Richmond.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Richmond. See our Newspapers Page for Port Richmond.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Richmond ...
Looking for more information about Port Richmond? 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 Port Richmond, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Port Richmond.
Adding Port Richmond to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Port Richmond 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 Port Richmond was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Port Richmond on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Port Richmond.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Richmond. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023