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Around Richardson ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Moab. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the southwest of where Richardson would have been located. Moab has a population of 5,400 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Castle Valley. It lies just south of Richardson and has a population of 350 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Bedrock [Montrose County]
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    • Bedrock [Montrose County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Richardson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedrock have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedrock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedrock<4>
  • Gateway [Mesa County]
  • Glade Park [Mesa County]
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    • Glade Park [Mesa County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Richardson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glade Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glade Park<4>
  • Paradox [Montrose County]
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    • Paradox [Montrose County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Richardson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradox have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradox<4>
  • Brendel [Grand County]
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    • Brendel [Grand County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Richardson
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  • Castle Valley [Grand County]
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    • Castle Valley [Grand County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Richardson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Valley
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    • Crescent Junction [Grand County]
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      • Crescent Junction [Grand County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Richardson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Junction
    • La Sal [San Juan County]
    • Moab [Grand County]
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      • Moab [Grand County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,373 people
      • Former names for Moab:
      • Grand Valley
      • Mormon Fort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moab
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moab<4>
    • Spanish Valley [San Juan County]
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      • Spanish Valley [San Juan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Richardson
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    • Thompson Springs [Grand County]
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      • Thompson Springs [Grand County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Richardson
      • Thompson Springs has also been known as:
      • Thompson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson Springs<4>

For more communities neighboring Richardson, please visit our County-by-County Page for Richardson.

Grand County ...

Richardson would have been located within present day Grand County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Grand County: Garfield (CO), Mesa (CO), Carbon, Emery, San Juan & Uintah.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Richardson ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richardson.

Airports Near Richardson ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Richardson and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Richardson.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Utah

About Grand County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Grand County: www.grandcountyutah.net/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richardson.
<2>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- Richardson) 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 Richardson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichardsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richardson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7021, Longitude: -109.3719    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Grand, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Richardson), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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