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Welcome to West Richland ...

The city of West Richland is located in Benton County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Richland: W. Richland

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Richland has a population of 15,075 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of West Richland.

West Richland is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: West Richland lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

West Richland is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for West Richland: 99353<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Richland had an population of 15,075 people. This is an increase of 27.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 79.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Richland had a population of 11,811 people (which is 6.74% of the total population of Benton County). This makes West Richland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of West Richland represents 0.18% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,811 people, the population of West Richland increased 40.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,385 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Richland.

Communities near West Richland ...

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

  • Kennewick [Benton County]
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    • Kennewick [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of West Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennewick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennewick<6>
  • Pasco [Franklin County]
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    • Pasco [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of West Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 75,432 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasco<6>
  • Benton City [Benton County]
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    • Benton City [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of West Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton City<6>
  • West Pasco [Franklin County]
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    • West Pasco [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of West 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]
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      • Ainsworth Junction [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of West 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]
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      • Highland [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of West 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]
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      • Finley [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of West 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.
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    • Eltopia [Franklin County]
    • Prosser [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosser
      • Prosser [Benton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of West Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosser
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosser<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Richland ...

Looking for more information about West 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 West Richland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Richland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Benton County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 West Richland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West 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 West Richland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Richland) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Richland. 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 West RichlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3071, Longitude: -119.3631    
<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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