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Welcome to Richfield ...

The city of Richfield is located in Sevier County<1> and is the County Seat for Sevier County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Richfield has a population of 7,889 people<2> (see below for details).

Richfield was established in 1864.

The community of Richfield is 5,350 feet [1,631 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Richfield is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Richfield lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Richfield is within the (435) area code.

The ZIP code for Richfield: 84701<4>

Websites for Richfield ...

Official Website: www.richfieldcity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richfield had an population of 7,889 people. This is an increase of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Richfield had a population of 7,551 people (or 36.3% of the total population of Sevier County). This makes Richfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Richfield represents 0.27% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,551 people, the population of Richfield increased 10.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,847 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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

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

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, Pennsylvania 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.

  • Fillmore [Millard County]
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    • Fillmore [Millard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fillmore<6>
  • Salina [Sevier County]
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    • Salina [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,648 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salina<6>
  • Monroe [Sevier County]
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    • Monroe [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,383 people
    • Former names for Monroe:
    • Alma
    • Monkey Town
    • South Bend
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
  • Aurora [Sevier County]
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    • Aurora [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Richfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,061 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elsinore [Sevier County]
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      • Elsinore [Sevier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 893 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsinore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsinore<6>
    • Redmond [Sevier County]
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      • Redmond [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redmond have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<6>
    • Kanosh [Millard County]
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      • Kanosh [Millard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kanosh<6>
    • Sigurd [Sevier County]
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      • Sigurd [Sevier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigurd
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigurd<6>
    • Joseph [Sevier County]
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      • Joseph [Sevier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 360 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joseph
    • Meadow [Millard County]
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      • Meadow [Millard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow

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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Sevier County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Richfield: www.richfieldcity.com/

The official website for Sevier County: www.sevierutah.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Sevier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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: 38.7723, Longitude: -112.0849    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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