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Town of Richford, Vermont

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The location of Town of Richford

Welcome to Richford ...

The Town of Richford is located in Franklin County.

The location of Richford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Richford has a population of 2,301 people<2> (see below for details).

Richford is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Richford: (802)

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 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).

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

Communities near Richford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Cowansville (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dunham (QC)   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lac Brome (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Potton (QC)   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sutton (QC)   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Enosburg   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richford. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richford.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Vermont

About Franklin County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richford.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Richford

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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