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Welcome to Richland ...
The city of Richland is located on the Columbia River (southern Washington state).
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Richland has a population of 58,165 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Richland was established in 1905.
Richland is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Richland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Richland is within the (509) area code.
The ZIP code for Richland: 99354<4>
Websites for Richland ...
Official Website: www.ci.richland.wa.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richland had an population of 58,165 people. This is an increase of 21.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Richland had a population of 48,058 people (or 27.43% of the total population of Benton County). This makes Richland the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Richland represents 0.71% of the total population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 48,058 people, the population of Richland increased 24.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 38,708 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Richland.
Communities Also Named Richland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 54 communities that are also named Richland - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (2) and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richland.
Communities near Richland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richland.
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 Richland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richland. 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 Richland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richland. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Richland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richland ...
Looking for more information about Richland? 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 Richland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Richland.
Adding Richland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Richland 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 Richland was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).
We also found Richland on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Washington (1949).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richland on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Richland: www.ci.richland.wa.us/
The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022