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Welcome to Richfield ...

Richfield is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Richfield had a population of 11,300 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

The area code for Richfield: (262)

Websites for Richfield ...

Official Website: www.town-richfield.com/

Communities Also Named Richfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Richfield - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Utah.

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.

  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukesha
    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,299 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukesha
  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Allis
    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,890 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Allis
  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wauwatosa
    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wauwatosa
  • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Berlin
    • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Richfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonee Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menomonee Falls
      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menomonee Falls
    • West Bend [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Bend
      • West Bend [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,563 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Bend
    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mequon
      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mequon
    • Germantown [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Germantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
      • Germantown [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oconomowoc have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oconomowoc
      • Oconomowoc [Waukesha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Richfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,981 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oconomowoc

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Washington County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Richfield: www.town-richfield.com/

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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>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, 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: 43.2342, Longitude: -88.2406       In this case, the coordinates for Richfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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