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Richland Center, Wisconsin
Welcome to Richland Center ...
The location of Richland Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Richland Center: Richland Ctr. (or less commonly used: Richland Cen., Richland Cent. or Richland Cntr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Richland Center has a population of 4,951 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Richland Center.
Richland Center is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Richland Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Richland Center lies within the (608) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richland Center had an population of 4,951 people. This is a decrease of 4.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Richland Center had a population of 5,184 people (which is 28.77% of the total population of Richland County). This makes Richland Center the county's most populous community.
The population of Richland Center represents 0.09% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,184 people, the population of Richland Center increased 1.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,114 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Richland Center.
Adding Richland Center to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Richland Center in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Richland Center elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richland Center on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Richland Center ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Richland Center - they are located in Indiana and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richland Center.
Communities near Richland Center ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richland Center.
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 Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richland Center.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richland Center. 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 Center.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richland Center. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Richland Center.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richland Center ...
Looking for more information about Richland Center? 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 Richland Center, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richland Center.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richland Center. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021