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Welcome to Richland Center ...

The city of Richland Center is located in Richland County<1> and is the County Seat for Richland County.

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.

  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Buena Vista [Richland County]
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    • Buena Vista [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Muscoda [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscoda
    • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Richland Center
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Sauk County]
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      • Washington [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,019 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Clayton [Crawford County]
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      • Clayton [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Greenwood [Vernon County]
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      • Greenwood [Vernon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Woodland [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Lone Rock [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Rock
      • Lone Rock [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Rock
    • Muscoda [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscoda
      • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Richland Center
      • Estimated population in 2019: 782 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Richland County

About Wisconsin

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Richland, 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 Richland Center.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richland Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richland Center) 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 Richland Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Richland Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3378, Longitude: -90.3832       In this case, the coordinates for Richland Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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