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Welcome to Richmond ...
The city of Richmond was established in 1737.
When the people of Richmond refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Richmonder<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Richmond has a population of 231,027 people<2> (see below for details).
Richmond is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Richmond lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Richmond is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.
Websites for Richmond ...
Official Website: www.richmondgov.com/
Junior League: www.jlrichmond.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richmond had an population of 231,027 people. This is an increase of 13.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Richmond had a population of 204,214 people.
The population of Richmond represents 2.55% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 204,214 people, the population of Richmond increased 3.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 197,790 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Richmond.
Communities Also Named Richmond ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Virginia communities named Richmond: This one is located in and the other is located in Henrico County.
Beyond Virginia, 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, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richmond.
Communities near Richmond ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richmond.
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 Richmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richmond.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Richmond.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richmond. Our list includes 461 papers. See our Newspapers 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.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Richmond: www.richmondgov.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023