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Welcome to Richford ...

The Town of Richford is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Richford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richford has a population of 2,301 people<3> (see below for details).

Richford is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Richford lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Richford is within the boundaries of the (802) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richford had an population of 2,301 people. This is a decrease of 0.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richford had a population of 2,308 people. This makes Richford the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Richford represents 0.37% of the total population of Vermont (which has 625,741 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,308 people, the population of Richford has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,321 people).

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

Communities Also Named Richford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Richford - they are located in New York and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Richford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richford.

  • Cowansville
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    • Cowansville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Richford
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  • Lac Brome
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac Brome
    • Lac Brome lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Richford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac Brome came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac Brome
  • Sutton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
    • Sutton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Richford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
  • Highgate [Franklin County]
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    • Highgate [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Richford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highgate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dunham
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      • Dunham lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Richford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunham came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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    • Newport [Orleans County]
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      • Newport [Orleans County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Richford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Enosburg [Franklin County]
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      • Enosburg [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Richford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enosburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enosburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enosburg<7>
    • Sheldon [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
      • Sheldon [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Richford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheldon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fairfield [Franklin County]
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      • Fairfield [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Richford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Potton
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potton
      • Potton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Richford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potton

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 Richford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richford. 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 Richford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richford. See our Newspapers Page for Richford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richford ...

Looking for more information about Richford? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Richford, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richford.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Vermont

About Franklin County

About Vermont

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Richford) 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 Richford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9673, Longitude: -72.6379       In this case, the coordinates for Richford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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