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Welcome to Richland ...

The city of Richland is located on the Columbia River (southern Washington state).

Richland is located in Benton County<1>.

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 lies 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 (which is 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 (with 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.

  • Kennewick [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennewick
    • Kennewick [Benton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennewick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennewick<6>
  • Pasco [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasco
    • Pasco [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,095 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasco<6>
  • Benton City [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton City
    • Benton City [Benton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Richland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,477 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton City<6>
  • West Pasco [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Pasco
    • West Pasco [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Pasco have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pasco
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth Junction
      • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ainsworth Junction
    • Highland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Burbank [Walla Walla County]
    • Finley [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finley
      • Finley [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finley have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finley
    • Eltopia [Franklin County]
    • Basin City [Franklin County]

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.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Benton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Richland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Richland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Richland) 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 Richland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2858, Longitude: -119.2902    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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