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Welcome to Richlands ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Richlands has a population of 5,249 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Richlands.
Richlands is 1,900 feet [579 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Richlands lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Richlands is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.
The ZIP code for Richlands: 24641<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richlands had an population of 5,249 people. This is a decrease of 9.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Richlands had a population of 5,823 people (or 12.92% of the total population of Tazewell County). This makes Richlands the county's most populous community.
The population of Richlands represents 0.07% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,823 people, the population of Richlands increased 40.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,144 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Richlands.
Communities Also Named Richlands ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Richlands - they are located in North Carolina (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richlands.
Communities near Richlands ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richlands.
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 Richlands. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richlands.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richlands. 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 Richlands.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richlands. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Richlands.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richlands ...
Looking for more information about Richlands? 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 Richlands, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Richlands.
Adding Richlands to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Richlands 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 Richlands was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Richlands on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richlands on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022