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Welcome to Richland ...

The Town of Richland is located in Oswego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richland has a population of 5,563 people<3> (see below for details).

Richland is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Richland is located in the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richland had an population of 5,563 people. This is a decrease of 2.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richland had a population of 5,718 people. This makes Richland the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Richland represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 424th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,718 people, the population of Richland decreased 1.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,824 people).

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

Communities Also Named Richland ...

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.

  • Oswego (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswego
    • Oswego lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oswego<6>
  • Hastings (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hastings
    • Hastings lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,160 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hastings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hastings
  • Scriba (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scriba
    • Scriba lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scriba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scriba
  • Volney (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Volney
    • Volney lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,630 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Volney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Volney
  • Mexico (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mexico
    • Mexico lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,043 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mexico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mexico
  • West Monroe (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Monroe
    • West Monroe lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Monroe
  • Sandy Creek (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
    • Sandy Creek lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,729 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek
  • Palermo (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palermo
    • Palermo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,499 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palermo
  • Ellisburg (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisburg
    • Ellisburg lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Richland and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,284 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisburg
  • New Haven (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
    • New Haven lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Richland and is located in Oswego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven

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.

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

We also 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Richland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richland.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Richland

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Oswego County

About New York

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 Oswego County: www.co.oswego.ny.us/

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 Oswego, 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 Richland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richland - 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 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 for your convenience: 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: 43.5481, Longitude: -76.1355       In this case, the coordinates for Richland 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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