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Richmond, Texas

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The location of Richmond

Welcome to Richmond ...

The city of Richmond is located in Fort Bend County and is the County Seat for Fort Bend County.

The location of Richmond has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Richmond has a population of 12,033 people<2> (see below for details).

Richmond is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Richmond lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Richmond is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<4>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP codes for Richmond: 77406, 77469<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Richmond had a population of 11,679 people. This makes Richmond the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Richmond represents 0.05% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 193rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,679 people, the population of Richmond increased 5.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,081 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Richmond had an population of 12,033 people. This is an increase of 3.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Richmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 62 communities that are also named Richmond - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richmond. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richmond. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richmond. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Richmond:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richmond ...

Looking for more information about 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.

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

Communities near Richmond ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sugar Land   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the East (E) of Richmond

Missouri City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Richmond

Katy   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Richmond

Located in Harris County

Bellaire   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richmond

Located in Harris County

Stafford   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Richmond

Fulshear   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richmond

Brookshire   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Richmond

Located in Waller County

Meadows   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richmond

Meadows Place   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richmond

Bunker Hill Village   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Richmond

Located in Harris County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Richmond.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richmond.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Richmond, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<5>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 city (such as Richmond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Richmond or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Richmond) 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 Richmond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Richmond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5822, Longitude: -95.7632     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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