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Welcome to Richfield ...

The Town of Richfield is located in Otsego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richfield has a population of 2,263 people<3> (see below for details).

Richfield is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Richfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richfield had an population of 2,263 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richfield had a population of 2,388 people. This makes Richfield the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Richfield represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 819th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,388 people, the population of Richfield decreased 1.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,423 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Richfield.

Communities Also Named Richfield ...

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

Communities near Richfield ...

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

  • Utica [Oneida County]
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    • Utica [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • New Hartford [Oneida County]
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    • New Hartford [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hartford
  • German Flatts [Herkimer County]
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    • German Flatts [Herkimer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for German Flatts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
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    • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herkimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ilion [Herkimer County]
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      • Ilion [Herkimer County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,616 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ilion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilion<6>
    • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
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      • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herkimer<6>
    • Frankfort [Herkimer County]
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      • Frankfort [Herkimer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Little Falls [Herkimer County]
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      • Little Falls [Herkimer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Falls<6>
    • Paris [Oneida County]
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      • Paris [Oneida County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Minden [Montgomery County]
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      • Minden [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Otsego County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otsego County: www.otsegocounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Otsego, 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 Richfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richfield - 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 from Point A (ie- Richfield) 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 Richfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8523, Longitude: -75.0477       In this case, the coordinates for Richfield 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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