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Welcome to Richardson ...

Richardson is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Richardson is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Richardson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Richardson: (715) & (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Richardson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Richardson - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Richardson ...

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

  • Barron [Barron County]
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    • Barron [Barron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Richardson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,235 people
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  • Alden [Polk County]
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    • Alden [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Richardson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,815 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
  • Amery [Polk County]
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    • Amery [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Richardson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,799 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amery
  • Lincoln [Polk County]
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    • Lincoln [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Richardson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,183 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cumberland [Barron County]
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      • Cumberland [Barron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Garfield [Polk County]
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      • Garfield [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Balsam Lake [Polk County]
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      • Balsam Lake [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balsam Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Black Brook [Polk County]
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      • Black Brook [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Milltown [Polk County]
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      • Milltown [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Glenwood City [Saint Croix County]
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      • Glenwood City [Saint Croix County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Richardson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richardson ...

Looking for more information about Richardson? 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 Richardson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richardson.

Adding Richardson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Richardson 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 Richardson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richardson on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Polk, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richardson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Richardson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richardson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3191, Longitude: -92.1999       In this case, the coordinates for Richardson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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