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Welcome to Richland ...

Richland is located in Oconee County<1>.

Richland is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Richland lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Richland ...

While we believe that this Richland is located in Oconee County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Richland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Richland and Saluda County.

Beyond South Carolina, 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, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (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.

  • Clemson [Pickens County]
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    • Clemson [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemson<4>
  • Seneca [Oconee County]
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    • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<4>
  • Toccoa [Stephens County]
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    • Toccoa [Stephens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,300 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toccoa<4>
  • Central [Pickens County]
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    • Central [Pickens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walhalla [Oconee County]
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      • Walhalla [Oconee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Richland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,460 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walhalla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walhalla<4>
    • Jarrett [Stephens County]
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      • Jarrett [Stephens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarrett have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarrett
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Richland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<4>
    • Westminster [Oconee County]
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      • Westminster [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Richland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<4>
    • Lavonia [Franklin County]
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      • Lavonia [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Richland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavonia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavonia<4>
    • Norris [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
      • Norris [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Richland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<4>

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.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Richland was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Richland on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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About Oconee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Oconee County: www.oconeesc.com/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Oconee, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Richland. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 34.6781, Longitude: -83.0254    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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