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Welcome to Richfield ...

Richfield is located in Juniata County<1>.

Richfield is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Richfield: (717)

The ZIP code for Richfield: 17086<3>

Communities Also Named Richfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Richfield - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Utah and Wisconsin.

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.

  • Selinsgrove [Snyder County]
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    • Selinsgrove [Snyder County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selinsgrove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selinsgrove<6>
  • Mifflinburg [Union County]
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    • Mifflinburg [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mifflinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflinburg<6>
  • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,514 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<6>
  • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County]
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    • Shamokin Dam [Snyder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shamokin Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin Dam<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newport [Perry County]
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      • Newport [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
    • Elizabethville [Dauphin County]
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      • Elizabethville [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethville<6>
    • Middleburg [Snyder County]
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      • Middleburg [Snyder County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<6>
    • Bloomfield [Allegheny County]
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      • Bloomfield [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
    • Beavertown [Snyder County]
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      • Beavertown [Snyder County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 958 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavertown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beavertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavertown<6>
    • Liverpool [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liverpool
      • Liverpool [Perry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liverpool have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liverpool
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liverpool<6>

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Richfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Richfield.

Adding Richfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Richfield 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 Richfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Juniata County

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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 Juniata County: www.co.juniata.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Juniata, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richfield - 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 Richfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Richfield 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 'straight-line' (or 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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 40.6887, Longitude: -77.1129    
<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 have 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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