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Welcome to Richfield ...

The Town of Richfield is located in Wood County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richfield has a population of 1,552 people<3> (see below for details).

Richfield is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Richfield: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richfield had an population of 1,552 people. This is a decrease of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richfield had a population of 1,628 people. This makes Richfield the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Richfield represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 535th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,628 people, the population of Richfield increased 6.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,523 people).

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

Communities Also Named Richfield ...

While we believe that this Richfield is located in Wood County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Richfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams and Washington County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Richfield - they are located in and New York.

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

Communities near Richfield ...

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

  • Marshfield [Wood County]
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    • Marshfield [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,471 people
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  • McMillan [Marathon County]
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    • McMillan [Marathon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMillan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rock [Wood County]
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    • Rock [Wood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Spencer [Marathon County]
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    • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,878 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spencer [Marathon County]
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      • Spencer [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stratford [Marathon County]
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      • Stratford [Marathon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,577 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stratford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lincoln [Wood County]
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      • Lincoln [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,531 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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    • Cleveland [Marathon County]
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      • Cleveland [Marathon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fremont [Clark County]
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      • Fremont [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Day [Marathon County]
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      • Day [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Day have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Richfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richfield.

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

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

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About Wood County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Richfield) 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 Richfield. 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 Richfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5550, Longitude: -90.1501       In this case, the coordinates for Richfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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